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      Thank you!

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      Terrible naming.

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        You mean “Focal Fossa” or something else?

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          I mean “Focal Fossa” sounds like “fecal fossa” which means “faecal cesspool” in Portuguese.

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          What would you suggest?

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          Are the talked going to be streamed/recorded? If so, what does the ticket actually buy you?

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            Good question! Oxidize 1k is our experiment on what we can provide to attendees. This may change over the week, but currently, we are intending the following:

            • Find ways to facilitate conversation around the talk during the breaks (as a replacement for the “hallway track”).
            • I’m in contact with some people for extra goodies during the breaks that will be exclusive
            • Provide some way to be engaged during the talk

            We’ll provide more details over the next week!

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              For the hallway track, this might make thing less accessible but I’m pretty convinced VRChat-like products (mozilla has their “hubs” thing at https://hubs.mozilla.com/) could really make stuff interesting and feel like a real space.

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                Indeed. I have used hubs together with the live stream at RustFest, but it hasn’t quite worked. We might try it again!

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              Hey! Organizer here.

              We haven’t decided whether to publish the talks afterwards, or whether they would be available for free or on-demand.

              We’ll also be using Zoom’s Webinar features to allow communication for smaller groups of people between the talks, as well as options for chat. These conversations definitely won’t be available after the fact :).

              It’s in our Q&A section at the end: but buying a ticket helps us pay for the operating costs, our organizing time, as well as potentially buying hardware (microphone, camera) for speakers if necessary and possible.

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                To me, publishing the videos where they are free to view by all is part of the conference social contract.

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                  We haven’t decided whether to publish the talks afterwards, or whether they would be available for free or on-demand.

                  I would like to “attend” this conference but 17:00 CET is 2AM in my local timezone (AEST), which makes this unlikely. Publishing the talks afterwards would help folks like me in other parts of the world in awkward time zones.

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                    I imagine that if you pay, you will could have access to the talks afterwards. I guess the discussion here is more about if those gets published online for free.