My Keynote At Mesh: Growing Communities And Adding True Scarcities

from the have-fun-with-it dept

A bunch of folks have been asking for video from my keynote talk at the excellent Mesh Conference, and here it is (and if you really want to download it, there's an iTunes link as well). It's also embedded below if you click through. The whole thing is an hour, but split into four separate videos. The first two are my presentation and the second two are the Q&A that followed:






It was, as always, lots of fun to do. Also, I met tons of great, wonderful, interesting and fascinating people at the event. Interacting with people is always the best part of these things. Thanks to everyone who came out -- and a special thanks to the Mesh Crew: Mathew, Rob, Michael, Stuart and Mark who have created something really special with the Mesh event and who are each amazing individuals as well.

Also, since people were quizzing me about it later: I actually do "memorize" the presentations and what's coming next. I don't see what the next slide is before I bring it up and no (as two separate people asked me...) I did not have a little device in my ear telling me what was coming next....

Filed Under: business models, economics, keynote, mesh, scarcities
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    Weird Harold, 11 Apr 2009 @ 8:17am

    Okay, so I watched the keynote speech. Umm, yeah. I am starting to think the blog here is just a way to refine what ends up in the speech, finding out what resonates and what doesn't, so that the speech can get very resonant, even if it is a little light on detail and very heavy on message.

    I sort of caught myself saying "Gee, people are falling for this?". A nice zippy presentation that keeps the audience focused on what the next slide is going to be rather than all the words is probably not a bad idea.

    Overall, just like reading the blogs here, and as we have seen in the last couple of weeks, some of the touted examples of outrageous acts are in fact just not true.

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