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Wanted: Battledecks Slides in Powerpoint

In getting organized, ideas, partners on December 24, 2009 at 10:00 am

For this year’s podcamp, we would like to try a Battledecks competition.   To do this, we need Powerpoint slides, let’s say anywhere from 1 to 5 slides of different styles.   You should send the slides or questions to the Podcamp Halifax gmail account, which, unsurprisingly, would be Podcamp Halifax put together without spacing followed by an ‘at gmail.’

Great slides would be any of the following:

  • funny
  • obtuse
  • goofily analytical with graphs and matrices
  • pushing the boundary of good taste without ever crossing it
  • would pretty much fill any basic color background

In return, we’ll give you credit on the powerpoint and blast it on the internet in podcamp style.

Now, if you do not know what battledecks is – take a look at this video of a Battledecks competition from SXSW.   Mike Monteiro also released some sample Battledecks slides.

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From the Fishbowl to the Bunny Slope

In ideas, presentations on December 18, 2008 at 3:33 pm

Thanks Joi!

Thanks Joi!

Halifax has long been famous for community connections.   Anyone who has visited quickly becomes surprised at how everyone knows each other.  The phrase “it’s a small world” is almost our city motto.   And with social media, the world is getting even smaller.   Or perhaps not?   To some, social media is as far away as a fishbowl on Mars.   We want podcamp to bring it a bit closer.   Our strategy?   The “bunny slope stream.”


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What Does a Podcamp Session Do?

In getting organized, ideas, sessions on November 12, 2008 at 4:46 pm

Thanks to orange_beard from flickr.

In the next few weeks, the Podcamp Halifax team is going to be asking people to host sessions. We are going to start with the people who have expressed interest already and then, in January, we are going to pose the question to the wider community. Read the rest of this entry »