Three of them were first-timers; they were able to pick us out because I had my Macbook open, playing around on the wifi (which RFD doesn't seem to advertise, though it works fine... or you can try sponging off the open Fado network from next door):
Not only does this mean we can liveblog events and other silliness, but it also gives us the opportunity to help first-timers set up blogs, do demos, and find other nominally helpful things to do.
Since I had my laptop out, I used its built in iSight instead of my camera:
Newcomer Susanna, of the Chesapeake Climate Action Blog
First-timer Amy of Free in DC
Mr. Nikolas of Thought Torrent
That is all.