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'''NEW WEBSITE: [http://5mof.net http://5mof.net]'''
 
 
 
==What is it?==
 
==What is it?==
  
Five Minutes of Fame (FMoF) is an adaptation of CCC's Lightning Talks. The idea is that we have ten 5 minute talks within an hour. Talks can be shorter, but not longer, than five minutes.
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Five Minutes of Fame (5MoF) is an adaptation of CCC's Lightning Talks. Our implementation is ten five minute talks in an hour, with a short intermission so you can get another beer.
  
==When and Where does it happen?==
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==When and where does it happen?==
  
Third Thursday of every month at 8pm, at Noisebridge.
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Third Thursday of every month at 8pm, at Noisebridge, 2169 Mission St, San Francisco.
  
This means the next event will be on October 21st, 2010 at 8pm.
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[[File:5MoF_flyer_111512.jpg|400px|right]]
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=== Thursday, Nov. 15th, 8 PM, It's on! [http://5mof.net/signup/ Sign up!]===
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An dozen presenters from the greater conclave of hacker and makerdom,
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each with five minutes to explicate their latest idea, rant or
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hyperspherical computronium nanotech singularity immanentizer, with
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slides. For free.
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All of that has returned!
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And this Thursday you too can return, and relive your previous
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marveling as you watch, live on stage:
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    * BRAM COHEN, off of BitTorrent, on DissidentX
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    * ALEX GLOWASKI, off of ALEXGLOW.COM on STUFF
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    * YOZ GRAHAME, off of YOZ.COM on THE WINAMP IMPERATIVE
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    * ADI KAMDAR, off of the EFF and the OPEN WIRELESS MOVEMENT
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    * STEPHEN PARR, off of oddballfilm.com the Mission's bestest film archive
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    plus plus plus plus doubleplus plus plus times plus plus
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  +++ neuroscience ++ android ++ the restless ghost of steve jobs +++
  
 
==Why are we doing this?==
 
==Why are we doing this?==
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==How can I participate?==
 
==How can I participate?==
  
Easy - sign up to give a talk! Contact aestetix by email (aestetix [@] gmail.com).
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[[Category:Events]]
  
Include your name (or handle), talk title, your website/url, and a short description.  
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===[http://5mof.net/signup/ Sign up to speak at 5 Minutes of Fame here!] ===
  
'''In your email, use the subject line "Five Minutes of Fame Submission DD-MM-YYYY" (filling in the date of the upcoming FMoF for which you are applying.)'''
 
  
Slides must be in PowerPoint (.ppt) or Keynote format unless otherwise agreed upon and submitted by the Friday before FMoF. All slides are subject to approval.
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Slides should be submitted to 5mof@googlegroups.com -- Please include [5mof] in the subject line.
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Slides must be in PowerPoint (.ppt) or Keynote format unless otherwise agreed upon and submitted by the Friday before 5MoF. All slides are subject to approval.
  
 
Speakers will be notified as to the status of their talks before the schedule is released. If your talk was not accepted, feel free to submit next month!  
 
Speakers will be notified as to the status of their talks before the schedule is released. If your talk was not accepted, feel free to submit next month!  
  
Talk schedule will be finalized and released on the Monday before FMoF.
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Talk schedule will be finalized and released on the Monday before 5MoF.
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Feel free to ask questions, request advice, and harass fsargent or daravinne on the [[IRC | Noisebridge IRC ]] channel.
  
 
==How can I attend?==
 
==How can I attend?==
  
Just show up!  
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Just show up! 2169 Mission St, San Francisco
  
If for any reason you're unable to attend, you can usually watch it live on our [http://www.ustream.tv/noisebridge UStream Channel].
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We're located at:<br>'''[[Getting Here|2169 Mission St]], San Francisco'''<br>[http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=37.762352&mlon=-122.419372&zoom=16 OpenStreetMap] - [http://maps.google.com/?q=2169+Mission+Street,+94110 Google Maps]<br>2 blocks South of [[Getting_Here#Getting_Here_by_BART | 16th & Mission BART]]
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If for any reason you're unable to attend, you can usually watch it live on our [http://www.ustream.tv/user/noisebridge UStream Channel].
  
 
==Other Questions==
 
==Other Questions==
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:''If you are giving a talk, please notify me so we can rearrange the schedule. If you want to see a talk that you're going to miss, find the person who gave it and chat with them for five minutes :)''
 
:''If you are giving a talk, please notify me so we can rearrange the schedule. If you want to see a talk that you're going to miss, find the person who gave it and chat with them for five minutes :)''
  
==Past FMoFs==
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==Past 5MoFs==
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=== 2009 ===
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-02-19 | 2009-02-19]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-03-19 | 2009-03-19]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-04-16 | 2009-04-16]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-05-21 | 2009-05-21]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-06-18 | 2009-06-18]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-02-19 | 2009-02-19]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-07-16 | 2009-07-16]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-03-19 | 2009-03-19]]
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* [[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-08-20 | 2009-08-20]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-04-16 | 2009-04-16]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009-09-17 | 2009-09-17]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-05-21 | 2009-05-21]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_10_15 | 2009-10-15]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-06-18 | 2009-06-18]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_11_19 | 2009-11-19]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-07-16 | 2009-07-16]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_12_17 | 2009-12-17]]
  
[[Five Minutes of Fame 2009-08-20 | 2009-08-20]]
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=== 2010 ===
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_01_21 | 2010-01-21]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009-09-17 | 2009-09-17]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_02_18 | 2010-02-18]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_10_15 | 2009-10-15]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_03_18 | 2010-03-18]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_11_19 | 2009-11-19]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_04_15 | 2010-04-15]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2009_12_17 | 2009-12-17]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_05_20 | 2010-05-20]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_01_21 | 2010-01-21]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_06_17 | 2010-06-17]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_02_18 | 2010-02-18]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_07_15 | 2010-07-15]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_03_18 | 2010-03-18]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_08_19 | 2010-08-19]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_04_15 | 2010-04-15]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_09_16 | 2010-09-16]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_05_20 | 2010-05-20]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_10_21 | 2010-10-21]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_06_17 | 2010-06-17]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_11_18 | 2010-11-18]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_07_15 | 2010-07-15]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_12_16 | 2010-12-16]]
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_08_19 | 2010-08-19]]
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=== 2011 ===
  
[[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2010_09_16 | 2010-09-16]]
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* [[Five_Minutes_of_Fame_2011_01_20 | 2011-01-20]]

Revision as of 15:56, 15 November 2012

Contents

What is it?

Five Minutes of Fame (5MoF) is an adaptation of CCC's Lightning Talks. Our implementation is ten five minute talks in an hour, with a short intermission so you can get another beer.

When and where does it happen?

Third Thursday of every month at 8pm, at Noisebridge, 2169 Mission St, San Francisco.

5MoF flyer 111512.jpg

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 8 PM, It's on! Sign up!

An dozen presenters from the greater conclave of hacker and makerdom, each with five minutes to explicate their latest idea, rant or hyperspherical computronium nanotech singularity immanentizer, with slides. For free.

All of that has returned!

And this Thursday you too can return, and relive your previous marveling as you watch, live on stage:

   * BRAM COHEN, off of BitTorrent, on DissidentX
   * ALEX GLOWASKI, off of ALEXGLOW.COM on STUFF
   * YOZ GRAHAME, off of YOZ.COM on THE WINAMP IMPERATIVE
   * ADI KAMDAR, off of the EFF and the OPEN WIRELESS MOVEMENT 
   * STEPHEN PARR, off of oddballfilm.com the Mission's bestest film archive
  
   plus plus plus plus doubleplus plus plus times plus plus
 +++ neuroscience ++ android ++ the restless ghost of steve jobs +++

Why are we doing this?

There are many reasons:

  • It's great for people who are interested in what's going on at Noisebridge -- no need to sit through long lectures.
  • Some people are working on projects that are not ready for a full 30 minute or hour long talk, but they want to get their ideas out. Maybe they need help, maybe they want to propose an idea to the Noisebridge community.
  • Some people are shy to public speaking and want to practice without giving an "official" conference talk, which can be daunting. This is a great way to try it out, in a community of peers.
  • San Francisco is the mecca for startups. If you're trying to sell your idea to someone, you need to be able to explain it in five minutes or less.
  • "The Law of Fives"

How can I participate?

Sign up to speak at 5 Minutes of Fame here!

Slides should be submitted to 5mof@googlegroups.com -- Please include [5mof] in the subject line.

Slides must be in PowerPoint (.ppt) or Keynote format unless otherwise agreed upon and submitted by the Friday before 5MoF. All slides are subject to approval.

Speakers will be notified as to the status of their talks before the schedule is released. If your talk was not accepted, feel free to submit next month!

Talk schedule will be finalized and released on the Monday before 5MoF.

Feel free to ask questions, request advice, and harass fsargent or daravinne on the Noisebridge IRC channel.

How can I attend?

Just show up! 2169 Mission St, San Francisco

We're located at:
2169 Mission St, San Francisco
OpenStreetMap - Google Maps
2 blocks South of 16th & Mission BART


If for any reason you're unable to attend, you can usually watch it live on our UStream Channel.

Other Questions

Can anyone attend or speak?

There are a limited number of slots for speakers, and members or regulars are given priority to speak about the projects they are working on. Although there are substitutes for people don't show, schedule early to be assured your 5MoF!

What if I show up late?

If you are giving a talk, please notify me so we can rearrange the schedule. If you want to see a talk that you're going to miss, find the person who gave it and chat with them for five minutes :)

Past 5MoFs

2009

2010

2011

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