Emerging Technology Conference

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Annalee Newitz - How Sex Laws Incite Technological Change

How have "sex laws" and American culture defined the path of technological advancement? It's an interesting idea; one that Annalee Newitz, freelance writer and Media Coordinator/Policy Analyst for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, explored in her presentation "How Sex Laws Incite Technological Change" from the 2005 O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. She discusses the legal and social restrictions and influences that have driven the adoption of new technologies for often unintended purposes. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Wendy Seltzer amd Jason Schultz - Endangered Devices and How We Can Save Them

Add devices, gizmos and gadgets to the endangered species list. This presentation by Wendy Seltzer and Jason Schultz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation highlights technologies threatened by a climate hostile to innovation. Learn about the legislation that is threatening technology developers and find out what can be done to fight back. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Lawrence Lessig - Re: Mix Me

Culture is remix, and remix, culture. That's the message from an IT Conversations favorite, Lawrence Lessig, at O'Reilly Media's Emerging Technology (ETech) conference in 2005. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Daniel Hillis - Remixing Technology

Do you think that working at Disney Imagineering might be fun? Try working for Applied Minds. In this High Order Bits session from the 2005 O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, Daniel Hillis talks about the work done by Applied Minds, the company he co-founded when he wasn't having enough fun working for Imagineering. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Tom Hoffman and Tim Lauer - Remixing Wikis with Rendezvous, Web Services and SchoolTool

Schools need a system which is simple to use for the teachers as well as the students; one that is secure; which does not require dedicated tech support. And all this without using data servers because the powers-that-be frown on schools setting up servers by themselves. Tom Hoffman and Tim Lauer describe the challenges they have faced in doing this and how they have overcome them with SchoolTool, in their interesting talk at Etech 2005. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Brendan Eich - Building and Surviving Remixable Applications

Is Mozilla the most remixed application platform of all? It may be, given the number of third-party extensions available for Firefox and Thunderbird. In this High Order Bits presentation from O'Reilly's Emerging Technology 2005 conference, Brendan Eich of the Mozilla Foundation details the APIs Mozilla offers for extensibility and application remixing. [ETech audio from IT Conversations]
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Stewart Butterfield - Web Servvices as a Strategy for Startups

Even a scrappy little startup company can benefit by taking the risk of exposing its APIs to the remix culture and a loyal development community. Stewart Butterfield, President and Founder of Ludicorp, discusses not only his company's collaboration platform for photos, Flickr, but also an overview of the business decisions, goals, and architecture required in the design, implementation, and management of the Flickr API. [ETech audio from IT Conversations]
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Cory Doctorow - All Complex Ecosystems Have Parasites

Are unlimited copying, anonymity and unreliability limitations of the Internet or features? Promoters of copyfight, e-voting, spamfighting and trusted computing all will answer that they are obviously bugs. Cory Doctrow presents an alternative view of the Internet as a complex system with parasitic and often beneficial elements. He argues that, despite what some would have us believe, the Internet is not broken and that efforts to make it better highlight how business interests, lobbyists and technologists who don't understand can do more harm than good. [ETech 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Clay Shirky - Phone as Platform: Lessons from ITP

Clay Shirky discusses the lessons he's learned from three years at NYU's graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program. His students have been creating applications for the mobile phone platform, combining GPS, voice and photo messaging. Clay describes the technology behind these projects, and speculates on the future development of phones and their integration with internet-hosted infrastructure. [O'Reilly Media's Emerging Technology Conference 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Tim O'Reilly and Rael Dornfest - O'Reilly Radar: News from the Future

Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc., and O'Reilly Media CTO, Rael Dornfest, expand on the theme of the 2005 O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, 'Remix', by exploring the very latest trends in technology during their presentation titled The O'Reilly Radar: News From the Future. In a tag team fashion, O'Reilly and Dornfest describe what they're noticing through an analytical device derived from Christopher Alexander's book "A Pattern Language: Towns, Building, Construction" called pattern descriptions of business models where both a problem and a solution are presented in relation to a given context.
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