From:   Dallas <justdallas@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Monday, October 24, 2011 10:46:41 AM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Cc:   Justin Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com>
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: experiment report-back
 

also working on mic/wireless headset people's mic "extension" and

translation tool for facilitation.

 

 

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:16 AM, White Hat

<whitehatoccupywallst@yahoo.com> wrote:

> hello justin,

>

> do you know if a working group or an individual is in charge of minutes?  if

> there's agreement to do this, we'll need a person or two responsible for the

> typing and i'll show them how to post.  i can provide a keyboard which would

> bluetooth to their iphone or ipad.  also there's a guy called @diceytroop

> who is doing a phenomenal job tweeting the GAs.  if he were to tweet them

> via vibe it'll be a huge win.

>

> white hat

>

>

>

> ________________________________

> From: Justin Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com>

> To: White Hat <whitehatoccupywallst@yahoo.com>

> Cc: "globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com"

> <globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com>

> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2011 10:53 AM

> Subject: Re: experiment report-back

>

> Thanks, White Hat, for all your hard work!

> I like the vibes approach because the minutes are immediately available 4

> anyone to follow online.

> -justin

> On Oct 24, 2011, at 10:50 AM, White Hat wrote:

>

> hello everyone,

> i want to report on a couple of experiments to reach more people during the

> GA (in the park and beyond):

>

> 1. early last week, justin and i projected a live transcription of the ga on

> a screen above the library.  the setup was a laptop directly connected to a

> projector and just typing the minutes into a simple text file.  it worked

> pretty well, was quick, efficient, and the text file can be sent to whoever

> puts the minutes on the web site.

>

> 2. last night, i tried a different experiment of vibing the minutes to a

> screen further down the north wall of the park.  the vibes also cross posted

> to twitter (see @vibewall).  the setup for that was typing into an ipad

> running vibe and with an external keyboard.

>

> the cons and pros of 2 compared to 1 are:

>

> cons:

>

> 1. there's an average 7 second latency for submitted text to appear on the

> screen.

>

> 2. the text appears in chunks (when posted) and not as it's being typed.

>

> 3. typing and posting via an ipad is a little slower than just typing into a

> text file.

>

> 4. the end result is a set of vibes/tweets and not a single text file.  it's

> easy enough to copy/paste them afterwards into a single text file, but it's

> an added step.

>

> pros:

>

> 1. ga minutes are available online in quasi real time via vibe and twitter.

>

> 2. the person transcribing can be anywhere in the park and not near the

> projector.

>

> 3. there can be more than one person transcribing/posting the minutes.

>

> 4. others can comment on the ga, as it's going on or later (via twitter or

> anonymously via vibe).

>

>

> questions:

>

> 1.  is it worth the effort to project the minutes on a screen during ga

> whether via method 1 or 2 above?

>

> 2.  is it worth the effort to have the ga minutes simultaneously posted

> online  via method 2?

>

> thanks

>

> white hat

>

>

>

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