Ignite is happening next Wednesday on 8/8. It’s a free geek event at the CHAC. I’ve announced the 12 of the 16 talks earlier this week. Here are the final four talks.
- Scott Kennedy – Building Real Community Software
Local activist Scott Kennedy shows off his homemade electronic bulletin board, and discusses how and why he built it. he also asks what he should do with his new software.
- George Conard (Grameen Foundation) – Mifos: Open Source Software for Microfinance
The Grameen Foundation (started the Nobel Peace Prize winning Grameen Bank and Mohammed Yunus) is building an open source software platform for the global microfinance industry with an aim to help people get out of poverty. Project head and local Seattlite will discuss the difficulties of building this platform and what they’ve learned so far.
- Jesse Robbins – WikiProgress & Gross National Happiness (GNH)
- HB Siegel (IMDB) – Werewolf Strategy
The ins and outs of the myth-oriented social bluffing game.
Look at these topics. This is going to be a great Ignite!