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April 25 2005
Monday
Les blogging in Paris
Adriana Cronin-Lukas • lesblogs 
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Paris is the navel of the blogosphere, at least for one day. Six Apart’s conference on blogging, Les Blogs, has attracted the A-listers or alpha bloggers from around the world. Yes, even from the UK. grin

There will be some furious blogging of the event, as the heavily connected hoards descended on the French Senate – Palais du Luxemburg.

The first session will have, apart from the Six Apart crowd, Joi Ito and Meg Hourihan , Flickr’s Caterina Fake and Nokia’s Charlie Schick all engaging in a bit of trendspotting. Social software will a buzzword of the day, I guess that is the nod to the mainstream that needs big vague descriptions of the blogging phenomenon that often dares not speak its name. At least in the UK.

After a ‘networking’ break, we shall hear Halley Suit of Worthwhile Magazine and her blog.., Andrew Carton of Treonauts (the moderator of the i20 conference on digital marketing in London, Paolo Valdemarin

There is supposed to be wireless in the conference room, which did work for one glorious moment. I started blogging confidently and was making good progress, when the connection was lost. Having experienced a blogger’s worst nightmare of clicking ‘publish’ after a long blog post only to be confronted with ‘the page cannot be displayed’, I have copied the text into word – now just waiting for the connection to come back on.

I am also one of the few privileged (read got here early enough) to get one of twenty (!) power outlets for my notebook. Yay, I made it.

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[more hyperlinks to follow later, off to blog the event now...]

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