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11/17/2005 Meeting Notes

Erica and j both ended up taking notes for this meeting. Erica’s notes are on top. j’s are on the bottom.


  • AH: Ann House
  • MW: Mal Watlington
  • j: j
  • JD: Jared Dunn
  • EG: Erica George
  • DS: David Stephenson – blogs on homeland security
  • Gary – 2nd time here, just starting blogging
  • BW: Bill Wendel
  • RG: Ron Gill, WGBH, also New England Jazz Alliance, not a blogger, but has a website: looking for a webmaster, volunteer.
  • Agenda:
  • We’re just doing intros and “neat stuff” etc. so I’m not taking much in the way of notes today – EG
  • Blogging as literature… lit review…
  • bookslut
  • – an editor
  • – literary cosmological physics…
  • preposterous universe
  • mid-troductions
  • WSIS
  • internet repression in tunisia
  • ain’t the hundred-dollar laptop cool? it’s green, yucky green, but intentionally looks like a toy so kids won’t have it stolen from them by adults. it’s powered by c-cell batteries which are very common worldwide. and it has a crank!! very energy efficient. there’s so much cool stuff re this.
  • – has a vlogcast on the $100 laptop
  • New England Jazz Alliance is looking for a new (volunteer) webmaster – ideally someone who’s also into Jazz. Lots of cool NE area jazz artists!
  • dinner…. Smile Thai!


    • MW: Mal Watlington
    • JD: Jared Dunn
    • j
    • EG: erica
    • AH: Ann House
    • guy by the door
    • RF: Randy Fenstermacher
    • Gary
    • DS: David Stephenson


    • Introductions
    • Spiffy things in the world o’ blogging, general questions, whatnots.
    • This week is our second joint meeting with the Boston Weblogger Meetup Group, slated for the third Thursday of every month.
    • Eat:
      • Smile Thai
      • Last week: Pizza from Beauty’s during the meeting (yum!)
    • Contradance!
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