PICNIC’06 in the blogosphere
September 30th, 2006

The Cross Media Week foundation succeeded to bring together in Amsterdam top creative professionals from around the world. Get an overview of what people are saying on PICNIC’06 with Google blogsearch Technorati, Wink or WordPress. On Flickr 772 pictures are tagged with Picnic06. The best dutch overview you find on MarketingFacts.

You may want to start reading the event blog to be followed by the notes of moderator Bruno Giussani in his blog and especially check his posting on trends & videos. Video coverage of the archived streams is online now.


Superstars in the category People’s Media were Dan Gillmor (We the Media), Craig Newmark (Craigslist) and Marc Canter (PeopleAggregator).

Microsoft’s former corporate vice president, consultant Linda Stone talked about ‘always on’ and ‘technical connections’ (listen to an mp3/podcast at IT Conversations), Second Life’s ceo founder Philip Rosedale demonstrated how virtual worlds move into real lives. ‘Alice of Wonderland’ compiled an impressive document of her notes on Philip’s speech.

Among the speakers were also: Simon Guild (MTV’s European CEO), Michael Johnson (the head of the Moving Pictures Group at Pixar), Lorraine Twohill (Google’s European marketing guru), Martin Varsavsky (founder of FON), Reinier Evers (Trendwatching), John Thackara (author of “In The Bubble”) and people from MySpace and Nokia and many more.

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