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THE POC21 LIVE DOCUMENTATION

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During five weeks of co-living and co-making, 100 makers, designers, engineers and geeks join forces in a stunning French castle. Read & watch their stories here!

Camp Chat

CAMP CHAT #12

POC 21: The Creative Process

How exactly does the creative process at POC21 looks like? How do we help bring our prototypes to life? For those of you, who have been wondering about that: here is the answer.

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Progress

Progress

APPROACHING 

the FINISH LINE

With the final exhibition just around the corner, projects have more then enough on their plate. The past week has been stressful, but productive at the same time. Its been exciting seeing the prototypes form and projects come closer to their final vision. Here is a little update of the progress of VELO M2, SOLAROSE and BICITRACTOR.

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Deep Dive

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Ophelia Noor

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF POC21

Living on love, fresh air & Open Source

What does a typical day at POC21 feel like?

6am-8am The awakening

Surrounded by open fields and forests, the Castle of Millemont slowly wakes up, amidst the morning mist. In the Orangerie, transformed into a kitchen and refectory, a team of volunteers is preparing the 8AM breafast.

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Deep Dive

Leilani Ruth

Women of POC21

Highlighting women of POC21 in leadership and supporting roles to showcase the many faces of open source, the maker movement, eco-hacking and more.
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Deep Dive

POC21_BURN_LESS-21Sven Stegemann

How to burn less stuff

One evening last week, an awkward silence fell over our crowded lounge. A hundred people, speechless. Bruce Sterling’s knee was shaking in order to get rid of the tension which had been caused by the words he had just thrown into the room.
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Camp Stats

1500

exhibition visitors  

came to Chateau de Millemont over the weekend of September 19th and 20th. We were overwhelmed by not only the number of visitors, but also the various age groups, the overall wonderful mood and the great feedback we have received during these days.

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things.
John AppleseeD (born John Chapman), American pioneer nurseryman
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Impressions of the Day

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