Blogout 2007 Singapore - I was there!

Blogout 2007 happened on May 24th (I know, I know this post is late) at Geek Terminal here in Singapore and I was there!

Over 120 bloggers, social community leaders, industry commentators, web developers, tech enthusiasts, flickr-a-holics, twitter-o-holics, and young entrepreneurs got together to talk tech, business, web 2.0, social media, citizen journalism and of course,.. blogging.

The who's who of the Singaporean blogger crowd was in attendance plus representatives from all the major online social networking communities

Kevin Lim, Eastcostlife, Joe Augustin, Walter Lim, Tomorrow.sg (and Founder James Seng), Ping.sg (and Founder Uzyn), Moblog (Founder: Goon Yoke Ching), Stomp (Managing Editor: Jennifer Lewis), Global Voices Online (SEA Editor Pretam Rai), SG Entrepreneurs (Bernard Leong), Entrepreneur 27 Singapore and many, many more.

Joining me on the night were five more Microsoft-ies: Leon Brown, Howard Lo, Christian Cadeo, John Elderidge and Kurt Messersmith.

So what did us Microsoft types do at Blogout? Well we ate, drank, chatted, swapped name cards, networked, took photos, shot video and joined in on some fantastic group discussions.

There were some Windows Vista machines available for free play use (blogging, twittering etc.), Popfly mashups and Halo 2 goodness (yep - we had a copy). We also gave away a few copies of Windows Vista Ultimate, a handful of Xbox 360 games and some USB memory keys. Freebies: Hooray!!!

Kevin "the cyborg" Lim had his magic backback with him and was life-casting the entire event live. Kevin's round up post also got picked up by Valley Wag (featuring some of my humble photos).

My photos from the event are up on flickr and you can see the entire public flickr photostream for Blogout here.

For more Blogout covereage check the tags on technorati: http://technorati.com/tag/blogout2007

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