07:14 AM

Traveling Geeks Trip Next Week ... Join Us In London!

I'm looking forward to the Traveling Geeks trip to London. I'm leaving next week and we will spend a few days in London and then Cambridge, meeting with local startups and larger tech companies.

I'll be particularly interested in how the startup scene differs in the UK compared to here. I keep coming across companies that are moving here, or at least having co-HQs here. Over the next few months I'll be profiling these Silicon Valley debutantes in a special section. So please let me know if you, or a company you know has recently moved to the San Francisco/Silicon Valley area. And also if you'd like to publish a guest post on why you moved here. More on this later...

In the meantime, here is our agenda for the London trip, come join us at one of the events.

Also on the trip is:

The Geeks

Robert Scoble


Robert is a blogger, video producer and social media fanboy.

Blog: Scobleizer.com

Twitter: @scobleizer

Friendfeed: scobleizer

Craig Newmark

Craig during Innovation Israel.

Craig is the founder and customer service representative of Craigslist.

Blog: cnewmark.com

Twitter: @craignewmark

Friendfeed: craignewmark

Sarah Lacy

Sarah during Innovation Israel.

Sarah is the author of "Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0." She is a reporter for BusinessWeek and co-hosts the Web video show Yahoo Tech Ticker.

Blog: Sarahlacy.com

Twitter: @sarahcuda

Friendfeed: sarahcuda

Howard Rheingold


Howard is the author of Tools for Thought, The Virtual Community and Smart Mobs.

Blog: http://www.rheingold.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/hrheingold

Friendfeed: http://friendfeed.com/howardrheingold

He was editor of Whole Earth Review; editor of The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog; founding executive editor of Hotwired and founder of Electric Minds, Visiting Professor, De Montfort University, UK

He has taught Participatory Media and Collective Action at UC Berkeley, SIMS, Virtual Community/Social Media at Stanford and UC Berkeley and Digital Journalism at Stanford.

Current projects: The Cooperation Project and Social Media Classroom

Meghan Asha


Blog: http://www.nonsociety.com/meghan

Twitter: http://twitter.com/meghanasha

Friendfeed: http://friendfeed.com/meghanasha

What you should know about me: You can find Meghan at whatever tech conference is happening this week (TechCrunch50, CES, Digital Life & Design in Munich, etc.). Meghan lives in New York and travels frequently to Silicon Valley, where she grew up. She's an unapologetic geek.

JD Lasica

JD Lasica