VoIPathon Highlights. in a word: Success!
We did it! 24 hours of pure VUC.
Madness only the VUC can produce.
Joyful, crazy, and yet satisfying when we broke the $25,000 mark for loans from our 43 Kiva team members. (Join us! http://vuc.me/kiva
Thanks to everyone for stopping by and a special thanks to Andy who was able to do the full 24! +Olle E Johansson
for pushing the bar up over $25k. +Johnny Diggz
for extra crazy. +Tim Panton
for being able to actually talk to people about the technologies I've only heard of. +James Body
for checking in from his holiday hideaway under the most unusual and difficult circumstances that can not be explained (except maybe by him). +Jim Courtney
for his continued mouth to mouth resuscitation of Blackberry keeping the name alive, while sharing it with us. The +TeleStax
team +Jean Deruelle
, +Amit Bhayani
, +Ivelin Ivanov
. Thanks to +Alan Quayle
, +Daniel-Constantin Mierla
with +Ken Rice
and +Michael Jerris
(sorry for missing names I can't find) +Brian West
. SIP master +Jason Bordujenko
(and his family!), +Chris Wilson
(and Felix), +Digium The Asterisk Company
with +David Duffett
and Matt Jordan (brilliant as always). Prison phone call diva +Allison Smith
(by far the most lovely of all community pillars). +Diana Cionoiu
's presentation when I was a zombie, +Derek Jacobs
who introduced us to the joys of Zell. We talked about so many topics I can't even begin to list them.
If your name is not above and you were on screen, please ping me so I can add it. I was, after all, up 24 hours, so forgive any lapses.
oej reminded me, the Italian contingent, +Simon Pietro Romano
and +Lorenzo Miniero
from Meetecho, another great effort from community members. +Leif Madsen
did drive by and say a few words. I also saw +David Burgess
in IRC, but didn't see/hear him on the Hangout.
Jisti Video Bridge was connected to one of the hangouts and of course we had +Emil Ivov
and the new, youngest member of the +Jitsi
team, ALexandre (sp?) CEO +Mike Oeth
came and talked about the work +OnSIP
is doing with non-profits and charities.
We also spoke of +Operation Smile
and the great work they do: (http://www.OperationSmile.org
Voiper's Joachim vanheuverzwijn (Zoa) and Nicky stopped by, too. #voip #tech