Camp Chat

Overview

Camp Chat

Meet the projects, mentors and team people of POC21, a diversity of geeks and lovely creatives you´d surely want to drink a coffee (or beer) with. Join the conversation at Camp Chat!


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Teams ARRIVE

On Saturday the 15th of August all the 12 project teams arrived at Chateau de Millemont. After they checked in on the “Welcome Desk” on the front gate, they got a tour through the camp. Hind, a POC21 team member, describes the process to us.

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Documentation

Meet Carley Jacobson from the DIY tutorial website instructables.com. She is here at POC21 as a tutor and tells us why it is important to document your projects. Furthermore she teaches us how to make the best documentation ever to get your thing replicated a billion times to change the course of the world. Join the discussion at Camp Chat!

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HOW We RUN A CAMP TOGETHER

To keep our little big POC21 sociotope up and running we ask all the residents to sign up for community tasks such as kitchen duty, toilet care and scaring away the evil boars at night.

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BRUCE STERLING IN The House!

Bruce Sterling and Jasmina Tešanović visited us at the POC21 camp and stayed for a couple of days. Bruce is a well-known American science fiction author. His wife Jasmina is also a writer, and on top of that activist and filmmaker. Both are great supporters of the maker scene. Bruce and Jasmina presented their new project „Casa Jasmina“. It is a test-bed for hacks, experiments and innovation around „the Internet of Things“ (IoT), set in an old industrial building in the middle of Torino (Italy). “Casa Jasmia” also a gallery and B&B for peers and guests to create an open and vivid dynamic.

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Collaboration

Every day two people from the camp take a closer look at each other and talk about a specific topic. Meet Tristan Copley-Smith , who wants to decentralize and relocalize agriculture in cities talking to Mercè Rua from Barcelona, who is researching and experementing in ways of collaboration. Welcome to POC21, nice to have you here!

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CLIMATE CHANGE

Cedric Ringenbach from the Shift Project shows us in a pretty detailed climate change card game that we pretty much fucked up. But in the end he’s an optimist and shows some ways to get things straight again. Join the discussion at Camp Chat!

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Michel Bauwens on P2P & A Fairer Economy

Michel Bauwens from the P2P Foundation explained in his keynote in our cosy little lounge area his theory on the peer-to-peer methodology and the creation of common goods and a fairer economy.

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Alexa Clay On the Misfit Economy

As individuals our fundamental human condition is one of fallenness. We’re born into cultures that we never asked for – that we didn’t shape. Many of these cultures have pathologies and inherited command-and-control structures that are no longer relevant to the future we are trying to create.

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Open Source

Meet Alex Shure, Developer, Maker and Innovator, and Paul Sohi, Product Design Consultant from Autodesk discussing why Open Source and 3D printing is super cool and why everyone should use it and how. Join the discussion at Camp Chat!

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A TOUR OF THE CASTLE

Follow Anna-Zoë from the POC21 Live Magazine on a tour of the Chateau Millemont. She is going to show you the grounds, the coworking area, the campsite, the orangerie and invites you to take a look.

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Green Living

Here at POC21 we try to do our best to be an example of how to make a green(er) living. We are one hundred people living in a special environment, where we can start over again. One thing we can tell you so far is: It is not always easy to make everything right.
That’s why we spoke with Léana, a 21 year (!) old whiz kid and multiple front fighter who runs the whole zero waste operation at POC21. She tells us in a wise, yet simple, manner why we should over think our consumption and why we should pay more attention to alleged waste.
She explained us how to make a change. And as we all know, the change begins with yourself. Start small and then grow, be a good example to your friends, family and neighbors, spread the word of how to make a difference, starting right now.
What can you do to make a change?read more…

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A Dome For the final POC21 exhibition

The Paris based architect collective QUATORZE (quatorze14.org/) build for POC21 this beautiful stellar geodesic dome in front of Chateau de Millemont. Just in 4 days they set up the impressive wooden construction. The great dome, with 10 meters hight, is supposed to be used for the final POC21 exhibition, which will take place on the 19th and 20th of September. Till Wolfer from the artist collective N55, together with Kari Wolf, Simon Kiepe (10hoch16), Lea Mirbach (TRIAD Berlin) and Daniel Huber  took care of the inner space of the dome by designing the user experience of the visitors of the POC21 exhibition using modular Open City cubicles.

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