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KeyCon 2014?
« on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 14:32:35 »
I had fun with this event.  Thanks all those guys that did the heavy lifting (mashby, Boilermaker, mkawa, did I miss anybody?).  Of course, none of them will admit it.

Lets start planning for 2014 already.  It's never too early!
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 14:34:40 »


lets do this
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 14:47:10 »
Moving to US just for this.

Then moving back.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 15:00:32 »
Do New Orleans.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 15:06:33 »
Denver or bust!
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 15:13:20 »
Denver or bust!

Denver would be a long drive but I could pull it off.

Salt Lake City, perhaps? That seems like a pretty good central area for all the western US based people.


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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 15:40:12 »
There is very likely to be a KEYCON WEST 2014 early next year in either northern or southern california. i am in the very earliest of planning stages right now for it (ie, you have just heard exactly the extent to which i have planned)

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 15:49:47 »
No east coast luv

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:02:42 »
Yes please do one in California.  :cool:
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:08:50 »
Looks like we need three KeyCons.  East, west, and central.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:10:26 »
Looks like we need three KeyCons.  East, west, and central.

^^yep.  And I will go to them all!

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:13:00 »
Looks like we need three KeyCons.  East, west, and central.
i like this idea, but i'm also not opposed to smaller scale meetups. real life bonding only strengthens our community, no matter how it happens. it's awesome to have a huge event every once in a while, but don't think you need to match or surpass the scale of keycon just to say howdy to other people in the community that are near you. we are all friends and family here.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:14:50 »
I think it would be great with more organized meetups, much like at Head-fi. Sadly most of it will probably be US though :/
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 16:47:24 »
I'm down for San Francisco.
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« Reply #14 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 17:17:33 »
Can I suggest London
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 17:29:58 »
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 17:58:49 »
Australia?

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 18:07:01 »
Australia?

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Too few of us spread too far apart.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 18:07:43 »
Still gonna do another SP Seattle meet?

Yeah, everyone's requesting their own backyards  :p

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 18:54:09 »
i'll break from the standard and suggest a site across the country from me, Vegas - specifically, January 11 or 12.

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  • lots of competition for venue and accommodations, so cost should be reasonable.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 19:11:00 »
Looks like we need three KeyCons.  East, west, and central.

This needs to happen! Anything close to Texas would be nice  ;)
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 19:14:15 »
No east coast luv

I'm bringing the east coast love.

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« Reply #22 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 20:04:45 »
Seriously guys, just do meet ups. They don't have to be hella official. They can be you and one dude nerding out about boards and talking about GH. Just because I'm crazy/lucky to have gone to more publicised meetups doesn't mean those are the only ones I've done. I've met up one-on-one with some local GHers, just meet your friends or some GHers. It's always a good time.

That being said, Keycon West? I'm 90% sure I'll be there. And I'll tell demik in person how amazing the East Coast really is. And I'd love to do more meets. Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.
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« Reply #23 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:08:46 »
Seriously guys, just do meet ups. They don't have to be hella official. They can be you and one dude nerding out about boards and talking about GH. Just because I'm crazy/lucky to have gone to more publicised meetups doesn't mean those are the only ones I've done. I've met up one-on-one with some local GHers, just meet your friends or some GHers. It's always a good time.

That being said, Keycon West? I'm 90% sure I'll be there. And I'll tell demik in person how amazing the East Coast really is. And I'd love to do more meets. Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.

It's probably better to do one large meetup every now and again where as many can attend as possible, rather than an endless series of small gatherings with maybe only a hanf-dozen people at each one.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:18:31 »
Why not both?
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #25 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:20:34 »
Seriously guys, just do meet ups. They don't have to be hella official. They can be you and one dude nerding out about boards and talking about GH. Just because I'm crazy/lucky to have gone to more publicised meetups doesn't mean those are the only ones I've done. I've met up one-on-one with some local GHers, just meet your friends or some GHers. It's always a good time.

That being said, Keycon West? I'm 90% sure I'll be there. And I'll tell demik in person how amazing the East Coast really is. And I'd love to do more meets. Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.

It's probably better to do one large meetup every now and again where as many can attend as possible, rather than an endless series of small gatherings with maybe only a hanf-dozen people at each one.
I agree with you both and think these are not mutually exclusive ideas.  Have one (or a few, by region) huge event(s) called KeyCon Whatever, and have small local meetups because who doesn't enjoy seeing people even more and local?

Let's just have meetups every weekend, okay guys?

Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #26 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:21:20 »
Ask me again in a little while and maybe we can do another mini-meet at like Gurnee or something :D
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« Reply #27 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:25:57 »
I have my own forum that I run with mainly Indian members and was part of some Indian tech sites, and we have several meetups in a year, almost monthly, not too many people, like 3-4. And then maybe twice a year, we have a bigger gathering with around 20 people or so.

We've come so close that we are better friends offline amongst ourselves, than with those in our our neighbourhood/college/uni/etc.

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« Reply #28 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:26:19 »
Why not both?

If someone goes to a couple of smaller local meetups, they are probably less likely to travel a bit further to go to a large meetup.

I've seen that quite a few times - the more small events you have, the less people go to each one, until it is only a couple of people turning up, and no-one bothers doing them any more.

If it is a yearly or twice yearly large central event with special promotions and guest speakers and pizza, then more people are likely to go out of their way to turn up.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #29 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:31:53 »
BUt, I've found smaller meetups is where you really get to know each other and befriend offline.

Larger events turn to conferences and is more "official"

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #30 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:32:38 »
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You might be right but I'm crazy and I show up to everything. You might find me in your neck of the woods sometime soon rowdy :P
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #31 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 21:45:19 »
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You might be right but I'm crazy and I show up to everything. You might find me in your neck of the woods sometime soon rowdy :P

^^me too.  Any chance to meet up with people and I'll be there, within reason.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #32 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:15:23 »
Seriously guys, just do meet ups. They don't have to be hella official. They can be you and one dude nerding out about boards and talking about GH. Just because I'm crazy/lucky to have gone to more publicised meetups doesn't mean those are the only ones I've done. I've met up one-on-one with some local GHers, just meet your friends or some GHers. It's always a good time.

That being said, Keycon West? I'm 90% sure I'll be there. And I'll tell demik in person how amazing the East Coast really is. And I'd love to do more meets. Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.

I agree with this sentiment.  Too many Keycons would water down the whole concept of an annual gathering.  Here I am, eating my earlier words about three Keycons.

I like that Vegas idea.  I am not familiar with how CES works, but having a keyboard presence there would be interesting.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #33 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:16:37 »
Trying to get the spring summer fall NYC meetup rolling!  :p

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #34 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:25:50 »
Why not both?

If someone goes to a couple of smaller local meetups, they are probably less likely to travel a bit further to go to a large meetup.

I've seen that quite a few times - the more small events you have, the less people go to each one, until it is only a couple of people turning up, and no-one bothers doing them any more.

If it is a yearly or twice yearly large central event with special promotions and guest speakers and pizza, then more people are likely to go out of their way to turn up.

Perhaps it has something to do with our larger population here in the States, but I think both ideas, large and small, can flourish in 'Murica.

I fear that if we start attaching "KeyCon" to everything (like I did earlier. oops.), it could water down the big gathering concept.  The community could do a couple things on a larger scale every year that brings together presentations, speakers, promotions, folks flying in from all over the country.   But I am wary about getting too ambitious too quickly.

Also, smaller meetups are a great way to know other enthusiasts and get comfortable with the community.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #35 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:28:30 »
I fear that if we start attaching "KeyCon" to everything (like I did earlier. oops.), it could water down the big gathering concept.  The community could do a couple things on a larger scale every year that brings together presentations, speakers, promotions, folks flying in from all over the country.   But I am wary about getting too ambitious too quickly.

Ideas for smaller meets:

KeyMeet
KeyRally
KeyPowWow
KeyGet (Together)
KeyAss(embly)
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #36 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:29:33 »
I fear that if we start attaching "KeyCon" to everything (like I did earlier. oops.), it could water down the big gathering concept.  The community could do a couple things on a larger scale every year that brings together presentations, speakers, promotions, folks flying in from all over the country.   But I am wary about getting too ambitious too quickly.

Ideas for smaller meets:

KeyMeet
KeyRally
KeyPowWow
KeyGet (Together)
KeyAss(embly)
You forgot the most important one.
KeyCamp
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #37 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:30:11 »
I fear that if we start attaching "KeyCon" to everything (like I did earlier. oops.), it could water down the big gathering concept.  The community could do a couple things on a larger scale every year that brings together presentations, speakers, promotions, folks flying in from all over the country.   But I am wary about getting too ambitious too quickly.

Ideas for smaller meets:

KeyMeet
KeyRally
KeyPowWow
KeyGet (Together)
KeyAss(embly)

Key'n'Key?  Just don't say it too fast.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #38 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:35:49 »
I fear that if we start attaching "KeyCon" to everything (like I did earlier. oops.), it could water down the big gathering concept.  The community could do a couple things on a larger scale every year that brings together presentations, speakers, promotions, folks flying in from all over the country.   But I am wary about getting too ambitious too quickly.

Ideas for smaller meets:

KeyMeet
KeyRally
KeyPowWow
KeyGet (Together)
KeyAss(embly)
You forgot the most important one.
KeyCamp

KeyCamp is going to be the 3-day weekend overnight bootcamp that I hold at the local state forest to introduce newbs to all things keyboards. 
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:36:48 »
KeyCamp is going to be the 3-day weekend overnight bootcamp that I hold at the local state forest to introduce newbs to all things keyboards.

Make sure CPTBadAss is able to attend.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:38:43 »
Seriously guys, just do meet ups. They don't have to be hella official. They can be you and one dude nerding out about boards and talking about GH. Just because I'm crazy/lucky to have gone to more publicised meetups doesn't mean those are the only ones I've done. I've met up one-on-one with some local GHers, just meet your friends or some GHers. It's always a good time.

That being said, Keycon West? I'm 90% sure I'll be there. And I'll tell demik in person how amazing the East Coast really is. And I'd love to do more meets. Who wants to hang out? Let's make moves.

I agree with this sentiment.  Too many Keycons would water down the whole concept of an annual gathering.  Here I am, eating my earlier words about three Keycons.

I like that Vegas idea.  I am not familiar with how CES works, but having a keyboard presence there would be interesting.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:49:42 »
BUt, I've found smaller meetups is where you really get to know each other and befriend offline.

Larger events turn to conferences and is more "official"

This was a (relatively) large meetup - didn't look too formal from what I saw of the video :)
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #42 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:55:03 »
I'd really like this to be an annual thing that takes place in Chicago since it's pretty easy for me since it isn't too far (like $50 in gas round trip) and free lodging. I don't think I could go if it were any further....
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #43 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:56:36 »
I'd really like this to be an annual thing that takes place in Chicago since it's pretty easy for me since it isn't too far (like $50 in gas round trip) and free lodging. I don't think I could go if it were any further....

>easy for ME

Do you really think geekhack revolves around you dude...
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #44 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:57:28 »
I'd really like this to be an annual thing that takes place in Chicago since it's pretty easy for me since it isn't too far (like $50 in gas round trip) and free lodging. I don't think I could go if it were any further....

>easy for ME

Do you really think geekhack revolves around you dude...

Quite a few people live in or near to Chicago. The last meetup we had a pretty good turnout, I think 10-15 people at that one.....
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #45 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:57:39 »
I'd really like this to be an annual thing that takes place in Chicago since it's pretty easy for me since it isn't too far (like $50 in gas round trip) and free lodging. I don't think I could go if it were any further....

Chicago is a really central place to the entire country, I think it's a great default location.

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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #46 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:59:03 »
I'd much rather a west coast meetup, there's actually things to do there.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #47 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 22:59:35 »
I'd much rather a west coast meetup, there's actually things to do there.

Smoke crack and get beat up by cops?
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #48 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 23:00:20 »
I'd much rather a west coast meetup, there's actually things to do there.

Smoke crack and get beat up by cops?

alongside my favorite mod JesusWasAZombie.
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Re: KeyCon 2014?
« Reply #49 on: Sun, 18 August 2013, 23:00:55 »
I'd much rather a west coast meetup, there's actually things to do there.

Smoke crack and get beat up by cops?

alongside my favorite mod JesusWasAZombie.

yea, seeing JesusWasAZombie would be pretty cool

JesusWasAZombie is my favorite mod
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