Schedule: Keynote sessions

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Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo NY program chairs Jen Pahlka and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 35 ratings)
Keynote given by Tim O'Reilly. Read more.
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Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Jay Adelson (Digg), Kevin Rose (Digg)
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(3.39, 33 ratings)
Brady Forrest in conversation with Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose from Digg. Read more.
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Chris Brogan (New Marketing Labs)
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(3.50, 32 ratings)
How pathmakers challenge existing structure through the use of flexible networks and social weaving. Or, what to *really* do with Twitter, LinkedIn, and your blog. Read more.
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Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Caterina Fake (Ditto)
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(3.65, 31 ratings)
Jen Pahlka in conversation with Caterina Fake of Hunch. Read more.
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danah boyd (Microsoft Research | Data & Society)
Average rating: **...
(2.38, 34 ratings)
Networked social media provide infrastructure that allows information to flow far and wide. Politicians, celebrities, and corporations are jumping in with the hopes that they can get their message out. Sometimes messages do get widespread attention, but people complain that these are the "wrong" messages - the inaccurate, the humiliating, the saccharine. Read more.
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Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo NY program chairs Jen Pahlka and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Baratunde Thurston (The Onion)
Average rating: ****.
(4.89, 35 ratings)
Keynote by Baratunde Thurston, conscious comic & vigilante pundit, Co-Founder, Jack & Jill Politics, Web Editor, The Onion and Host, Popular Science's Future Of. Read more.
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Douglas Rushkoff (Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus)
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(3.56, 27 ratings)
Keynote given by Douglas Rushkoff, author of Life, Inc. Read more.
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Gina Trapani (The Complete Guide to Google Wave)
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(3.12, 34 ratings)
Google Wave is one of the most ambitious product launches of 2009. It's also the one most likely to make you say, "I don't get it." Wave's hyped elevator pitch is that it reinvents email for the modern web, but that's an oversimplification. Wave combines document collaboration and instant messaging into a single workspace, whose live moving cursors and non-linear nature can melt brains. Read more.
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Anil Dash (Activate)
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(3.71, 24 ratings)
Keynote by Anil Dash. Read more.
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Sarah Milstein (TechWeb), John Borthwick (betaworks)
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(2.09, 11 ratings)
Brady Forrest in conversation with John Borthwick of betaworks. Read more.
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Scott Berkun (Berkun Consulting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.15, 20 ratings)
What do storytelling, twitter, social media, public speaking, your hidden desires, Cool Hand Luke and big events like Web 2.0 Expo have in common? Bestselling author Scott Berkun will share some provocative and inspiring secrets that connect all these disparate ideas, and more, together, pulled from his new book, Confessions of a Public Speaker. Read more.
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Sarah Milstein (TechWeb), Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Opening remarks by the Web 2.0 Expo NY program chairs Jen Pahlka and Brady Forrest. Read more.
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Heather Gold (the Heather Gold Show)
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(3.69, 13 ratings)
Keynote given by Heather Gold. Read more.
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Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Beth Noveck (Executive Office of the President/OSTP)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 16 ratings)
Tim O'Reilly in conversation with Beth Noveck, United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government. Read more.
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Dennis Crowley (foursquare)
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(3.71, 7 ratings)
Keynote by Dennis Crowley, foursquare. Read more.
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Kevin Marks (IndieWeb)
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(3.69, 16 ratings)
Keynote given by Kevin Marks of British Telecom. Read more.
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Ching-Yung Lin (IBM Research)
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(2.92, 13 ratings)
Nine hundred and forty-eight dollars. That's the annual dollar value of each person in your email contact at work, according to a novel IBM Research study with researchers in MIT Sloan Management School. Those with strong links to a manager produced an average of $588 of revenue per month over the norm. Economists and computer scientists are showing how social network helps you more successful. Read more.
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Yousef Khalidi (Microsoft)
Average rating: **...
(2.42, 12 ratings)
We all use cloud computing, we just don’t call it that. It is Yahoo mail. Gmail. Hotmail. Facebook. It is in our personal lives in many different ways. But until now it is not really in the business world in a big way. Yousef Khalidi will share his work to change this. A Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft will talk of where Microsoft is heading, and how we can harness it in many ways. Read more.
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Gentry Underwood (Orchestra, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 16 ratings)
Just as early computer interfaces were complicated and non-intuitive, most Web 2.0 tools today are socially awkward. The added complexity of designing not only for the human-to-computer interaction but also for human-to-human interaction is a real challenge. Read more.
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