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Wednesday, August 1 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lightning Talks: New Discoveries

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Wonder what's bubbling up in Tokyo or Helsinki? What the Budapest bootstrapper has been working on under the radar? The latest decentralized concept with only a white paper...so far?  Then this track is for you.  We'll turn the stage over to those with up-and-coming ideas to demo their code and DWeb concepts for you in 4 minute bursts.

Line-up

Dimitri De Jonghe - Democratic and Public Intelligence Networks for the Commons

David Van Duzer - Retrospective on global service discovery and telehash.org

Cecilia Maundu - UX user experience how it’s important to get feedback on tools used for safety

Brendan O'Brien - Archiving APIs using qri & IPFS

Jay Freeman - Federation, Ferengi, Borg, or Changeling?

Duke Crawford - GIF contain audio, wiki, linked-list, contracts

Vienna Rae-Looi - Zero degree project: Climate change & distributed ledger tech

Benjamin De Kosnik - Decentralized sound and video archives

Mehdi Yahyanejad - How to stream content over satellite


Moderators
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John Light

Community Lead, Aragon
John Light is the Community Lead at Aragon, a project that is building tools for the governance of organizations and open source projects. He is also a co-founder of Bitseed, author of Bitcoin: Be Your Own Bank, free software advocate and contributor, and advisor to cryptocurrency... Read More →

Speakers
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Duke Crawford

Creator, th.ai human ai
Duke Crawford figured out how to sync audio with GIF. He syncs GIF with audio visual wiki context at th.ai and thinks GIF can learn to host an attention economy where players own the game.email: duke@th.ai twitter: @dukecrawford.
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Jay Freeman

CTO, Orchid Labs
Jay Freeman, widely known online as "saurik", is the developer of Cydia, the alternative to the App Store used on jailbroken iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch. Substrate, the platform he provides developers to alter the behavior of running programs by way of runtime in-memory patching... Read More →
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Dimitri De Jonghe

Co-Founder, Head of Research, BigchainDB and Ocean Protocol
Dr. Dimitri De Jonghe is a cross-domain protocol researcher. After finishing his PhD on micro-electronics and machine learning, he co-founded a series of blockchain startups: ascribe [power to creators] and BigchainDB [a blockchain database], and Ocean Protocol [a public network for... Read More →
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Cecilia Maundu

Broadcast Journalist & Digital Security Trainer, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Cecilia Mwende Maundu is broadcast journalist working for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, which is the state broadcaster in Kenya. Cecilia is also a filmmaker with her interest being documentary filmmaking. Ms Maundu is a graduate of the University of Nairobi where she did a Bachelor... Read More →
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Brendan O'Brien

caretaker, Qri.io
Brendan is a leader in the open source software development community and open data movement. He founded Qri (pronounced “query”) to help bring the benefits of open source software to public data. He helped to launch DataTogether.org, a network of communities, data scientists... Read More →
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Vienna Rae-Looi

Collaborator/Co-founder, COALA & Zero Degree Project, Stanford Kozmetsky Global Collaboratory
Vienna co-founded Zero Degree Project & Economic Space Agency (a seed-funded distributed ledger technology start-up) in the Valley. Back in Malaysia where she was from, she co-founded DurianAsean (a media station on Southeast Asia current affairs) & KillTheBill (an aware-winning human... Read More →
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Mehdi Yahyanejad

Executive Director, NetFreedom Pioneers
Mehdi Yahyanejad is founder of Balatarin.com, the largest user-generated news website in Persian and a crucial information source in the 2009 pro-democracy protest movement in Iran. He is the co-founder and director of NetFreedom Pioneers, a nonprofit organization that delivers curated... Read More →



Wednesday August 1, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
[1] Hyper Room 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Attendees (43)