Saturday in New Haven

This Saturday I’ll be in New Haven at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace. I’ll be speaking on the last panel of the day: Panel IV: Ownership of Cyber-Reputation Moderator: Eddan Katz Panelists: John Clippinger, Eric Goldman, Bob Sutor, Mozelle Thompson, Rebecca Tushnet…

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TCI Global Competitiveness Conference in Portland, Oregon

I’ll be giving the lunch keynote at the TCI Global Competitiveness Conference in Portland on Wednesday. The info about the talk is From Closed to Open—How the Technology Industry Learned to Share Wednesday, October 10, 12-1:30 pm In the IT industry, innovation is everything. For decades that meant the design,…

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Wednesday: OECD in Ottawa

I’ll be speaking this Wednesday at the OECD-Canada Forum on the Participative Web: Strategies and Policies for the Future. There have been a few flavors of the title of my talk floating around, the latest is “Virtual worlds, web blogs, and collaborative spaces: Why interoperability matters more than ever”. The…

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From Second Life and Back

I’m on the plane now between Chicago and Tucson, heading for the InformationWeek 500 Conference. Travel has gone very well so far, with no glitches. Evidently the guy sitting behind me on the plane was arrested recently on a Driving-While-Intoxicated charge. To hear him speak, the problem was that he…

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Will virtual worlds save the standards process?

Packing. The drive to the airport. Getting through security and waiting for your plane. The flight(s), maybe on time. Taxis, cars, hotels, meals … Like the expenditures for other business trips, these are some of the real costs of developing standards. While a lot of standards work is done these…

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