MAY’s MEETUP at NPR will be re-scheduled! may 1st meetup has been canceled

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***** PLEASE NOTE: THE MAY 1ST DC MEDIA MAKER MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED
AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED SOON******

Great news for a new meeting space:
The ever fantastic HQ for National Public Radio has offered use
of their conference room for our next meeting.

Big thanks to Andy Carvin for making this happen
(of note, Andy just launched NPR’s Get My Vote online video tool
— which is dynamite http://www.npr.org/getmyvote/).

Next meetup – save the date!
To be re-scheduled!

RSVP via Socializr link, thanks!
http://www.socializr.com/event/444478440

Who, What, Why:
-It’s media mashup time.

-This meetup, you are the media teachers and enthusiasts.

-So join us for a media making mashup where the #1 goal
is to share enthusiasm and teach, learn, and teach some more
your favorite media tools (…and have a blast).

-The primary, passionate mission of DCMM is to learn & practice
media literacy, certainly with video at the core of our suite of interests.
There’s Qik, Utterz, live web casts, & more for online video and interactive media.

-So what’s your favorite tool and why? And would you show us how to use it?!

-Bring laptops & anything in your techi trunk you want to share.

-It’s mashup time…are you ready?!

But I just want to observe & mind meld…
Great! Join us, watch, learn, or observe over shoulders.

Address & conference room:
NPR
635 Massachusetts Ave NW
board room east (upstairs from lobby, down hall to right)
(2) blocks north of Chinatown

Metro:
Gallery Place/Chinatown, red, green, yellow lines

Upon arrival at NPR’s lobby:
Inform security you’re attending the DC Media Makers meeting. They’ll grant access from there (note above directions to the specific conference room).

***** PLEASE NOTE: THE MAY 1ST DC MEDIA MAKER MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED
AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED SOON******

Stowe Boyd At DC Media Makers: The Video

Stowe gave a thought provoking talk about Twitter and Twitter-like tools at DC Media Makers last night. Here’s a 5 minute clip of the talk.

dc media makers meetup/tweetup feb 28th at contentnow downtown

HUGE THANKS to ContentNow’s CEO Michael Goldstein for hosting
DC Media Makers at his conference room this week.

THANKS to all for the fantastic response to our February08 meetup.

RSVPs are now closed & exceeded capacity! It’s been an incredible response.

WATCH OUT for our cool media meetups later!

MORE meeting info below … yet regretfully, RSVPs are now closed:

DATE:
Thur, 2/28th

TIME:
7:00-8:00pm*

NEW LOCATION, SECURITY, METRO (for February’s meetup):
ContentNow Michael Goldstein, founder/CEO
1100 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 1090 West, WDC 20005, West tower
Nearest metro is one block from ContentNow at Metro Center, red, orange, blue lines
attendees will need to check in with security and security will use an elevator key to get access to ContentNow’s floor aka Suite 1090.

DINNER:
8:00pm-whatev

For all socially & nutritionally inclined, join us for dinner afterward at nearby Capitol City Brewing Co.

special event (space is limited!): chemist-gone-storyteller Nahum Gershon tells his tale of going digital at next DCMM meeting

Check out Nahum’s fantastic bio.

Please RSVP per below details as space is limited.

  • Date: 1/31 6:30-8PM
  • Address: 1150 18th NW Suite 1020,Washington DC 20036 at Internet2

  • Metro: one block from Farragut North (red) or 1.5 blocks from Farragut West (orange/blue)
  • Time: 6:30-8:30

    Seating is limited. You MUST RSVP in advance to jillmfoster@gmail.com. Please email Jill to clarify if space is still available. THANKS.

    DC Media Makers join 52 week video project: Semanal08

    Some fun folks at Semanal08 launched a video blog forum with one goal this year: motivate all participants to post one video per week.

    Some DC Media Makers including Scott Stead, Gerry Tejeda, & Jill Foster joined the project.

    Check out one 5 second clip at Housewifery about the piggy-bank shock of retirement planning.

    And anyone can participate in the Semanal08 project. It’s all about telling a video story in as much or little footage as you want. Just get it up!

    Jan, Feb, DC Media Makers Meeting Dates

    1/31 6:30-8PM

    2/21 6:30-8PM

    Address: 1150 18th NW Suite 1020,Washington DC 20036 at Internet2
    Metro: one block from Farragut North (red) or 1.5 blocks from Farragut West (orange/blue)
    Time: 6:30-8:30

    You MUST RSVP 48 hours in advance to jillmfoster@gmail.com in order to attend

    Quad HD video coming to Japanese fiber optic users

    This ought to look a little better than your typical <a href = “http://www.newlaunches.com/archives/kddi_japan_to_deliver_super_high_resolution_movies_on_demand.php”>YouTube video.</a>