A recap from republica:
I hosted a workshop on Open Video and Popcorn.js together with Henrik Mitsch and Cole Gillespie. I gave a 15min intro to Popcorn, showed some demos, and then we broke into groups to discuss opportunities with open video (learning, tech, and storytelling).
The following week we organized a meet-up at Oberholz to help folks get started on their video projects and perhaps do a regular “open hack” and skillshare around these tools. The team at Leuphana Moving Image Lab has been central to helping get these efforts off the ground.
Connected Learning / Hive
Thanks to the generous invitation Jöran in the re:learn track, I shared the work being done at Hive NYC, a city network of “learning sites” where you can learn skills and make things with participating organizations.
There’s a lot of potential to build a network like this in Berlin.
We’re hosting a community brainstorm on May 16 at Oberholz to survey what learning initiatives are out there, what we’d like to see in Berlin, and test whether we’d like to try something together.
If you’re an educator, a geek, a lover of learning: stop by!
Iron Blogger Berlin cashed in over 200EUR of blogging debt at the re:fill bar. (I sadly added much to that pile.)
It was fun to see fellow bloggers and even recruit a few new ones (hi, Anja and Torsten!). A big thanks to Nicole for stoking the blogging fires and getting us all together.
Huge props to the #rp12 team for pulling together an impressive conference. With 4,000 people, a new but fitting venue, and all in all good fun, it was a wonderful experience and definitely the best place to meet up with ze German internets.