How should we go about collecting conference attendee data for better conferences?

I met a self-described “global marketer,” I’ll call him “Bob,” recently at a hackathon and our conversation turned to one of the ideas/projects that had placed in the top three spots at that hackathon. The project, we’ll call it “E,” aimed to facilitate a better experience at multi-track conferences by collecting attendee data. Basic idea:…

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Atlanta Startup Weekend April 2013 Recap

[View the story “Startup Weekend Atlanta – Spring 2013 Edition” on Storify] Startup Weekend Atlanta – Spring 2013 Edition This weekend more than 100 developers, designers, entrepreneurs, marketers and business professionals gathered at the Atlanta Technology Development Center for a 54-hour coding marathon otherwise known as Startup Weekend. Storified by Jacqui· Mon, Apr 15 2013…

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Leap Motion at SXSW 2013

Leap Motion was one of the companies that made a big splash at SXSW 2013. The San Francisco-based company makes hardware and software that enables gestural control of devices. According to the company website, these units will be available May 13 and is priced at $79.99. Described as bringing a “Minority Report” experience, the company…

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