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Scenes from Bar Camp LA 7: Foo-tastic

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Awe.Sm founder, Bar Camp LA 7 presenter and Instructor Jonathan Strauss

Bar Camp LA 7 has taken over the offices of OTX Research in Culver City and by all accounts is the biggest and best Bar Camp LA ever. The unconference, which has taken place twice a year in LA since February 2006, is a scalable, open-source, sharing of information where hard-core use-value outweighs product demos and start-up pitches. The emphasis is on sharing and hackability in a wide range of fields.

Day One presentations included "How to Draw Like a 10-year Old (by a genuine 10-year-old)," How To Have a Good Burning Man," by Patrick, "URLs Are the New Cookies" by founder Jonathan Strauss, and "Yahoo Open Technologies" by Yahoo technology evangelist Jonathan LeBlanc.

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Day Two presentations include Copyleft, iPhone 3.0 Totally pwned, Social Engineering and many more. The T-shirts are gone, but there's still plenty to learn and Bar Campers to meet.

Bar Camp LA 7 sessions continue today through 5:00 p.m. at OTX Technologies, Culver City.

Photo Credits: "BarCampLA-7 Hall Session by tv42 via flickr. All orthers Lisa Borodkin/LAist.