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online simulcast of BLU meetings

> Tom Metro wrote:
> > I was wondering if it would be possible to provide an online simulcast
> > of BLU meetings.
> We've discussed things like this over the years, and even used to put
> videos of the meetings on the server, thanks to JABR.  But we came to
> the conclusion that everyone gains from having more people at the
> meeting (from shared experiences and good questions, and just being
> better for the speaker), and these kinds of things would promote people
> staying at home instead of showing up.
> Also some of what you talk about would be pretty expensive.

As I am the speaker for January, I guess I should throw in my
2 cents. I think recording presentations is a great idea. It
would be great for looking up old presentations in an archive
which would be a great resource to members and anyone
interested in a topic previously presented. Also, I feel it
would build a stronger knowledge base for the members.


Joshua D. Abraham
Northeastern University
College of Computer and Information Science

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