The Buzz Podcast – Our Creative Community

by Larry Jordan

User groups were at the heart of the personal computer revolution – but where are they now? What makes a user group successful? What are the challenges in running such a group?

The Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group celebrated their 18th birthday last week with a look back at the origins of digital mediaMike Horton is the head of the LACPUG and we sat down for a fascinating conversation back to our beginnings. Then we expand out to how users groups are thriving in Chicago and around the world!

Guests include Michael Horton, Sue Lawson, Wendy Woodhall, and Carey Dissmore. And, as always, doddleNEWS Editor in Chief James DeRuvo swings by with his weekly doddleNEWS update.

Topics include:

  • There from the Beginning: LACPUG
  • ChiCPUG: A Chicago User Community
  • LAPPG: Ten Years, Still Going Strong
  • IMUG: A World-Wide User Group
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

Enjoy, and edit well!

About James DeRuvo 801 Articles
Editor in Chief at doddleNEWS. James has been a writer and editor at doddleNEWS for nearly a decade. As a producer/director/writer James won a Telly Award in 2005 for his Short Film "Searching for Inspiration. James is a recovering talk show producer from KABC in Los Angeles, and a weekly guest on the Digital Production Buzz with Larry Jordan.

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