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Odysseys in Technology
Social Computing: From Message Boards to Blogs & Beyond
 

SPONSOR
Sun Microsystems Laboratories


Erik Fair, Randy Farmer, Reid Hoffman, Mena Trott, and Kara Swisher


DATE & TIME
Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Member Reception - 6 PM - 7 PM
Lecture - 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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LOCATION
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
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REGISTRATION
Pre-registration is now closed. Seats are still available for those who register at the door.

Free. Suggested donation of $10.00 at the door from non-members.


Call (650) 810-1898 for information.


ABSTRACT OF TALK
Bring your honey, bring a friend or come solo to the Computer History Museum on Valentine's Day. Join Usenet guru Erik Fair, virtual worlds pioneer and Yahoo! Community Strategist Randy Farmer, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and Six Apart co-founder Mena Trott, together with top Wall Street Journal columnist Kara Swisher, to hear fascinating personal stories and perspectives about social computing: yesterday, today and tomorrow. Valentine's Day surprises will abound.


BACKGROUND
Odysseys in Technology, The Computer History Museum Speaker Series Sponsored by Sun Microsystems Laboratories, presents people and perspectives behind extraordinary innovations and advancements in the computer technology-related world. Each event in the Series provides stimulating interaction with authentic experts whose achievements have transformed how things are done or viewed, and examines how their personal stories might inform the present and future. These programs occasionally feature technologies or point events, with the objective to apply lessons of history to present day understanding and inspiration.

MEMBERSHIP
The Computer History Museum offers a variety of membership levels. To find out more, please visit our individual membership or call 650-810-2722.

 

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