Simon Willison’s Weblog


Friday, 2nd November 2012

Are there any live event ticketing options that are using the Kickstarter model?

Kickstarter itself can be used in this way—the recent XOXO conference in Portland was funded through Kickstarter in exactly the way you describe:

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What should everyone know about Oxford?

The Pitt Rivers museum (tucked away at the back of the excellent Natural History museum) is an absolute gem—a proper Indiana Jones style collection of weird and wonderful assorted cultural artefacts tucked in to beautiful cramped old wooden cabinets. Don’t forget to have a look in all of the drawers!

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What conferences has Mark Zuckerberg attended in the past?

It’s by no means comprehensive, but we have a list of 15 events Mark has spoken at on Lanyrd (with videos from 10 of them)

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