Issue No.06 - November/December (2008 vol.25)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2008.166
Informal and deliberately unstructured gatherings of local developers are becoming increasingly popular. Going by such names as BarCamp, DemoCamp, unconferences, Web2Open, and open-space meetings, these events are mashups of teach-ins and jam sessions. The common theme is disdain for the traditional conference where experts deliver canned presentations followed by polite questions from the audience.
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Mark Ingebretsen, "Unconferences Catch On with Developers", IEEE Software, vol.25, no. 6, pp. 108-110, November/December 2008, doi:10.1109/MS.2008.166