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During the concluding wrap up for BloggerCon IV, unconference host Dave Winer ironically talked about his plan to cease blogging, not for the first time. Before he launched into his exit strategy he talked about reasons for blogging.
Ryanne Hodson led the afternoon BloggerCon IV discussion on video blogging (vlogging). She teed up the discussion as follows:Videoblogging as a medium is exploding and the community is growing exponentially.
Mike Arrington of TechCrunch led the penultimate BloggerCon IV session on the topic of core values for bloggers (and podcasters + vloggers). The Doc Searls Docnography notes from the session are here, and the downloadable podcast is here.
The post-lunch session at BloggerCon IV was led by Lance Knobel, focusing on poltics and blogging. In the nature of an unconference like BloggerCon, the approach to the topic will be protean, not fixed.
Elisa Camahort, representing Blogher, led the BloggerCon IV discussion on gender issues. Here is Elisa's description for the session.
John Palfrey from the Berkman Center at the Harvard Law School led a discussion about how to making money through blogging. Here is his lead in to the topic:If you are a blogger, how do you go about making some money from your work?
In opening remarks to a sparse early morning crowd at BloggerCon IV, Dave Winer discussed software development and users. "Developing software is very hard work, not everyone can do it," Dave said.
The wrap up discussion--dubbed the Post Game Show--of the first day of BloggerCon IV was led by the Docnographer and Cluetrainer himself Doc Searls. Docnographic notes, by substitute scribe Dave Winer, of the session are here, and we have a downloadable podcast of the session.
The last session of the first day of BloggerCon IV was led by Lisa Williams (pictured below) on the topic of the emotional life of weblogs. Most bloggers are desert islands, isolated rather than connected to others.