Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1

Tired of camps about actual from-scratch products, Valley developers, pundits, and businessfolk mixed it up at Mashup Camp, the two-day "unconference" about remixed tech. Laughing Squid tentaclemaster Scott Beale kindly let me abuse his pics from Monday.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Blogger Doc Searls rocks out the Microsoft-lanyard-Firefox-shirt mashup: business in front, party in the back.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


"You'd think I'd shave it off, but when I'm in my bowler and three-piece it looks divine."

White-hat lawyers, Mucho Camp invasion, and the hippest user-experience expert in the Valley — all after the jump.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Technorati's Niall Kennedy: "Seriously, you say it through that thing and I'll pay you ten bucks." David Berlind: "For ten bucks? You're on."

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


"Larry Lessig totally hearts the RIAA!"

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


He didn't even see the hand until his face was firm in its grip.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


The goatse-ing of an entire audience proves disappointing.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Scott visits the nearby Meebo headquarters. "I don't know how he got in here, but I need him evacuated before he takes a photo of the blank whiteboard."

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Preserved for posterity, a dot-com geek.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Lawyer Larry Lessig cannot believe you asked about the Eldred case.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Members of the nearby Mucho Camp join the Mashup crowd. But they are still indie, so they will code standing up.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


When it's time to blog the camp, everyone cheats off ZDNet's Dan Farber.

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


Doc Searls: "Hey, my award, don't touch!"

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


"Psst. You. Wanna buy a mashup of Marilyn Manson and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir?"

Geeking out: Mashup Camp, Day 1


That's not even special ice. That is the bioluminescence of Jonathan Grubb's face.

Mashup Camp photos [Laughing Squid]
Mashup Camp [MashupCamp.com]