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Project: UGCunion

UGCunion UGCunion.org '''UGCunion''' is an evolving voluntary media organisation that uses existing social platforms to facilitation innovation and positive change (growing from this page) that empowers users to generate content that addresses social problems. (please add to this as the organisation is only as good as you make it) So… 1. Register here http://cofundos.org/project.php?id=103 2. List what you want/need/can/would like to do here http://www.openplans.org/projects/ugcunion 3. Join one of the secret events or make your own. Facebook group here… http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7940249916 Post events to the mailing list ugcunion-discussion@lists.openplans.org Blog here http://ugcunion.groups.vox.com lets make something by everyone for everyone Ideas** Events*** Projects to create**** Rules of UGCunion (not many)***** Members of UGCunion****** We are drawing a diverse selection of people who want to and are able to volunteer their skills to work together on projects of their choosing in order to address today’s and tomorrows problems. ** Ideas/suggestions Make a custom made website for this. *** If you want to meet the other secret members come along and remember the password is “ Are you part of the Union” and the response is “Not any old Union”. The Annual Open Knowledge Conference Saturday 15th March 2008 10:30-18:30 Clement House (D602), London School of Economics, London, UK http://www.okfn.org/okcon/ Saturday 12th April from 7pm - Late £5 Area 10 Project Space Peckham Eagle Wharf Peckham Square London SE15 5JT http://www.area10medialab.co.uk/ sicamp.org closing event. It's running from 2pm-4pm, Sunday 6th April and will be held at the Museum of Childhood , by Bethnal Green tube station, London. http://area10medialab.co.uk/ Activities include workshops, lectures and exhibition over two days, followed by an evening program of film screenings, live performances, interactions, vjing, sound art, experimental and electronic noise music. on 21st June infiltrate Interesting 2008 http://www.interesting2007.com/tise See you there:) Objectives... A. Create a UGClogo and place it in the venue. B. (add to here) On the Weekend of 27-29th June infiltrate the 'Hide and Seek Festival' http://www.hideandseekfest.co.uk/ A. Start a subversive game within the festival where players have to act out a ludicrous On 5th July infiltrate Open Tech 2008 event http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/ On 14th July infiltrate the Free Knowledge conference Barcalona **** To do/problem list 1. Create a group that addresses global media/education 'problems'. 2. Create a group that works up simple easy to implement solutions to health problems. 3. Subversive art... Infiltrate existing events and install your own artwork by either posting it to the event or if you have the balls actually going there and installing it without anyone knowing(watch out for the inflatable swimming pools arriving by post!). Dont forget to document it and upload it to the UGCunion wiki 4 Create events to group people together (or subversive groups that infltrate other existing events*) '''Why not create your own event... UGCamp''' (UGC audiovisual mashup party) UGCamp and Barcamp Event Producers handbook 1. Work out what you are interested in developing? 2. Choose catch dot com name (or whatever) 3. Book a room in a bar/café/house 4. post information on these pages and email the details to your mates. www.ugcunion.org http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7940249916 http://cofundos.org/project.php?id=103 Do you want to create an event that inspires and empowers friends/family/co-workers using existing resources. Below are details for creating your very own workshop where any friends/family/co-workers swaps skills while working on collaborative projects that they instigate and complete within 24 hours. The event is launched with live music and drinks where everyone is encouraged to post an event/workshop that they want to run during the afternoon on a whiteboard. Preconceived events can be seeded on the whiteboard to get the ball rolling and a list of prizes linked to achievement categories are listed to spur on the activity (e.g. most innovative interactivity!?). Aims Cross fertilise ideas Gain contacts Teach a skill to others Learn something new Inspire, empower and reward committed employees Produce projects for the good of humanity Format Promote – email/youtube/myspace/facebook Date/time – Evening Location – local bar/cafe Hospitality - Food/Drink/Alcohol Facilities - Wireless internet/main stage/mini stage/... Facilitators - volunteers/runner/existing security! Aftermath – email/facebook group Creating an event like this uses many existing resources making it good value for money creating a platform to make and release innovation. ***** There are no rules of UGCunion except. 1. Respect all living things 2. Only tell people you trust so our activity remains unnoticed;) ****** Who is part of UGCunion (probably best to create your own sudonim) By placing your sudonim here you are agreeing to nothing but are showing that you will contribute to our mission. 1. Traidmark 2. Mish Mash 3. UGCunion by UGCunion Ed Whyman is licensed under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/">Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Get started: Congratulations on reading this far. This is the project homepage, it is a great place for: * Overview: What is the problem? * Goals: What do you want to achieve? * Planning: What steps need to be taken? * Links: Are there other websites with related information? * Pictures: Have any shots of your group in action? Edit this page: Edit this page using the edit button above. Create a new page: Add a new page by enclosing the title of the page in ( (double parentheses) ). Once you hit “Save” the text will change into a link to create the new page. If a page with that name already exists, the text will link to that page. UGCunion by UGCunion Ed Whyman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Join the volunteer media community using skills to benefit humanity. We are drawing a diverse selection of people who want to and are able to volunteer their skills to work together on projects of their choosing in order to address tomorrows problems. UGCunion is an evolving voluntary media organisation that empowers users to generate content that addresses social problems. To participate join the UGCunion… Then feel free to donate any skills, materials, project proposals to any of the work as you see fit. For this you get: Access to a select number of events and parties. The opportunity to meet and work with a select group of passionate socially responsible pioneers on mindblowing projects. Its philanthropy gone social (reality not virtually social that is). So… 3. Register here http://cofundos.org/project.php?id=103 4. List what you want/need/can/would like to do here http://www.openplans.org/projects/ugcunion 3. Join one of the secret events or make your own. Facebook group here… http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7940249916 Post events to the mailing list ugcunion-discussion@lists.openplans.org Blog here http://ugcunion.groups.vox.com/ lets make something by everyone for everyone

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    by traidmark.org on 24 Feb 2008 16:07

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    1. Register and donate the cash 2. List what you want/need/can/would like to do 3. Come down to the first event and shape the course of history (your history that is) What do you think? Have you seen something similar around?

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