Sunday, July 13, 2008

Netroots Nation in Second Life

Check out the NNSL blog for more information, including HOW-TOs for newbies.

The schedule:

Monday 14th
8:00 - 10:00 pm: Dance, Netroots Island Ballroom

Tuesday 15th
- 4:30 - 9:30 pm: Social with the NNSL Mentors, Netroots Island Main Plaza

Wednesday 16th
- 5:00 - 9:00 pm: Gathering at Commonwealth Island

Thursday 17th
- 5:30 - 7:00 pm: Austin Keynote Address: Gov. Howard Dean, Netroots Arena
- 7:00 - 10:00 pm: SL Opening Party, Netroots Island Ballroom

Friday 18th
7:00am: Austin panel “The Next President and the Law”, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS: Cass Sunstein, John Dean, Adam Bonin, Michael Waldman
9:00 -11:00am: Tours and Activities of Second Life, Netroots Island Main Plaza
11:30am: Austin Panel “How the Media Learned to Bend Over Backward to Please the Right”, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS: Paul Krugman, Duncan Black, “Digby” Parton, Rick Perlstein
2:30pm: Austin Panel “Beyond the Political ‘Sphere: A Netroots Nation / BlogHer Conversation”, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS: Andrew Slack, Marcus Williams, Laura Dawn, Tracy Russo
4:00 - 5:30 pm: Tours and Activities of Second Life, Netroots Island Main Plaza
6:00 - 7:30pm: SL Panel “The Restructuring of the US Economy: A Conversation with Stirling Newberry”, Netroots Arena
7:45pm: Dancing Liberally @ Cafe Wellstone

Saturday 19th
9:00 - 10:00am: Coffee Klatch, Roisin’s Coffee House
10:00 - 11:00am: Austin Lunch Keynote: Lawrence Lessig, Netroots Arena
11:30am: Austin Panel “More and Better Democrats: The Class of 2006-08″, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS: Joan McCarter
1:00pm: Austin Panel “The Races We Aren’t Watching but Should (and Those We’re Watching, Too)“, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS: David NYC, Markos Moulitsas, Arjun Jaikumar, James Lambert, Jonathan Singer
2:30 - 3:30pm Austin Afternoon keynote, Netroots Arena
3:45 - 5:45pm: SL Panel “It’s All Media: Influencing the Narrative”, Netroots Arena
PANELISTS:Cliff Schecter, GeneralJCChristian, Jimbo Hoyer
6:00 - 7:00pm: Austin Evening keynote, Netroots Arena
7:00pm - late: Dancing at the Lonely Yak Roadhouse

Sunday 20th
6:45-7:45am: Austin Pastor Dan’s Multifaith Service, Netroots Arena
8:00am: Austin Keynote: Van Jones, Netroots Arena
9:15am: Bloggers Brunch, Netroots Arena
10:15am - 12:30pm: SL Panel “Progressive Values at Work: Using Virtual Worlds for Real World Impact”, Netroots Arena.
Gentle Heron, Virtual Ability, Carolina Keats, Consumer Health Librarian
12:30 - 2pm: Afternoon talkback and SL tours. Conference planners will be on hand to hear feedback from new people and SL veterans who participated., Netroots Island Main Plaza
2:00 - 3:15pm: SL panel “Pastor Dan”, Netroots Arena
4:00 - 6:00pm: Formal Closing party NN Island Ballroom, Netroots Island Ballroom

Thursday, July 03, 2008

You've Gotta Hand it to McCain...

... he knows how to please.

Unfortunately, I do not know who originally made this animation or I would give this person credit, but I can say thank you to indiejoe for sharing it with me!