Shindig is a platform for large scale online events. On Shindig all webcam enabled participants can see and are seen in a shared online space. Featured presenters can give a talk, be interviewed, share multimedia, teach, and more to a live online audience of thousands. Selected audience members can be brought up to share the stage and directly interact with hosts, "face-to-face", before the entire group. Meanwhile, audience members themselves can move freely in and out of private video chat conversations with one another, mingling, networking and socializing all without disturbing the other members of the audience. Its the dynamics of in person events at internet scale.