Our own Veep has accidentally shot a fellow hunter today, spraying 78 year old Harry Whittington with shotgun pellets, instead of a hapless bird.
The guy is fine, so I say let the late-night talk-show host-style jokes begin!
Today Hugh from SXSW Interactive updates the world on their roster of female speakers (120 at last count) and shows BlogHer some linky love on the topic.
Special thanks to all our friends at BlogHer for helping to recruit so many creative and qualified women to SXSW.
Thought I'd call out the one session we decided to change from the original Day One schedule:
Gone is the session on Syndication.
When we took a look we realized that syndication is a part of many larger discussions:
Friend of BlogHer (FOB) Ethan Johnson has kicked off a new venture, a monthly e-zine called Vision Monthly.
He asked me to contribute an article for his inaugural issue, focusing on BlogHer and collaboration. I was happy to oblige and contributed the article From idea to sold-out conference in 150 days for this inaugural issue.
One of BlogHer's guiding principles is that this is a do-ocracy. If you want something to happen, then do it yourself!
That principle led us to introduce a concept at least year's BlogHer called the Room of Your Own session. Last year Lisa described it in this post. Here's a key excerpt:
As some of you have noted here, the online registration form for the Hyatt San Jose was no longer giving the $75 rate.
I spoke with the hotel this morning, and the truth is that you had blown through our initial commitment for room nights on Thursday night! After continued negotiation with the hotel, we have secured more rooms. So, here's what is still available, on a first-come, first-served basis:
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