I helped host the Philly Women in Technology Summit during Philly Tech Week. In this video clip, I was interviewed by WomenCentric, a global directory of women professionals, about the role reversal I felt being the only male at a 200 attendee technology conference: Diversity on a tech team always means better ideas, better solutions, […]Read more "Interview About the Women In Tech Summit; A Y-Chromosome Perspective"
SOPA and PIPA were recently shelved, but not defeated, and their international cousin ACTA is still gaining momentum. Find out why the fight is not yet over, as well as a back in intellectual property and how they apply to technology. On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012, PANMA had a lively discussions about this topic.Read more "PANMA Event: 2/23/3012: SOPA, PIPA, ACTA, etc: the Future of IP on the Web"
Cory Doctorow held a lecture and Q&A Session on November 17th, 2011 at The Wharton School in Jon M. Huntsman Hall. It was open to the general public. Cory’s Biography: Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger — the co-editor of Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and the author of Tor Teens/HarperCollins […]Read more "Cory Doctorow’s Talk & Discussion at The Wharton School, November 17th, 2011"
Philadelphia has an amazing, diverse and ever-active tech-creative community. Web designers, graphic artists, developers, videographers, content strategists, people in marketing, social media and game development all find a home here. There’s so much going on, it’s easy to miss things you’d like to know about, and here’s your chance to find out what is happening […]Read more "PANMA Event: 10/20/2011: #whywelovephilly: The Awesome Philly Tech Scene!"
I’m speaking to the Penn Humanities Forum tomorrow with my colleague Deke Kassabian. Included below are the slides from my presentation.Read more "1/26/2010: The Magic Circle: Realistic Expectations for Virtual Worlds"
This just in from next week’s Wharton Higher Ed Web Symposium; if you’re going to attend, be sure to say hello! If you haven’t registered yet, there are still a few spots left. http://www.WhartonUIConf.org/ – a great line up is in store! The 2010 Wharton Higher Education Web Symposium is next week! I hope you […]Read more "Details for Next Week’s Wharton Higher Education Web Symposium"
Here is Sunday’s keynote from SLCC by Tom Hale, outlining a bunch of new features coming to Second Life. Some cool new stuff: new viewer with simplified user interface that actually works like most other applications, closer integration with the web site (OpenSim is far ahead on this with their Elgg integration), and mesh import, […]Read more "SLCC Final Keynote: Tom Hale / T Linden"
I’m excited to attend HigherEdCamp Philly this Saturday, from 8:30am until 5pm. I will be hosting a session from 12pm – 1pm, joined by Frank Taney of Buchanan, Ingersoll, & Rooney, and Neil Kleinman, Dean of the College of Media & Communication at the University of the Arts. We will be leading an interactive discussion […]Read more "HigherEdCamp Philly: Legal Issues from the Education Technology Frontier"
Wharton Computing and the Philadelphia Future Salon are proud to present an event, in conjunction with the Wharton Learning Lab’s Evolution of Learning Symposium: Virtual Worlds in Academia: Beyond the Hyperbole. The panel is free for anyone to attend, and we encourage people attending the symposium in the morning to join us after lunch. A […]Read more "Virtual Worlds in Academia: Beyond the Hyperbole"