[Baypiggies] Program for the Future Conference - Dec. 8-9

Jeff Lindsay progrium at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 08:17:29 CET 2008


Alternatively, Doug Engelbart himself and others will be speaking on the 9th
at Stanford at a much cheaper price of admission:
http://stanfordtickets.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=2324

-jeff

On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 11:10 PM, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com>wrote:

> Dang it, this looks really good, but I'm broke and I've already been to too
> many conferences lately.  If someone goes, can they take notes? ;)
>
> -jj
>
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 8:25 PM, Robert Stephenson <
> rstephe at sun.science.wayne.edu> wrote:
>
>> This conference may be of interest to some BayPIGgies.  We are also
>> looking for volunteers and demos of collective intelligence tools.
>>
>> On Dec. 8-9, The Tech Museum in partnership with the MIT Museum will
>> sponsor a major conference and design challenge entitled *Program for the
>> Future* <http://programforthefuture.org/>. Its goal is as ambitious as
>> its title. The Program for the Future is about tools that improve our
>> collective intelligence, and is inspired by the vision of Doug Engelbart --
>> the man who invented the computer mouse, graphical user interface and
>> pioneered the concept of networked computers -- to harness technology to
>> augment human intellect and improve our ability to work together.
>>
>> On December 8 and 9 we'll hear from some of today's most provocative
>> speakers, then brainstorm ways to enhance our capability for problem
>> solving, decision making, knowledge organization, and planning in every
>> field of human endeavor.
>> *Featured Speakers*
>>     * Professor Thomas Malone, Founding Director, MIT Center for
>> Collective Intelligence
>>     * Professor Hiroshi Ishii, Associate Director, MIT Media Laboratory
>>     * Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Google
>>     * Andries van Dam, Professor, Brown University
>>     * Alan Kay, President, Viewpoints Research Institute
>>     * Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer, Inc.
>>     * Dr. Peter Friess, President, the Tech Museum of Innovation
>> For more information, see the conference program<http://programforthefuture.org/program>
>>  or this blog post<http://thetechvirtual.org/blog/archive/2008/11/29/program-for-the-future-conference>.
>>   There is an early-bird price t*hrough this **Monday, Dec. 1 only* and
>> members of SD Forum, Berkeley alums and some other groups get a special
>> rate.  There will also be free registration for virtual participants, and a
>> special rate for those who wish to volunteer to help with the 2-day event
>> (the volunteer signup will be announced on Dec. 2).  To register, go to
>> programforthefuture.org/registration.  Information about the
>> design challenge that  will launch at the conference is attached.  I hope to
>> see some BayPIGgies at the Program for the Future!
>>
>> - Rob Stephenson
>> *please send replies to **rstephenson at thetech.org*<rstephenson at thetech.org>
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