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Additional Speakers at Radar Executive Briefing at Etech

In my writeup the other day of the O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing at ETech, I neglected to mention one planned session. As I've written before, one of the big things on our radar is the idea that the data center is the new programming platform. (Remember Debra Chrapaty of Microsoft's injunction: "In the future, being a developer on someone's platform…

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O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing at Etech

As I did last year at OSCON, I've prepared a special one-day O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing at Etech on March 26 in San Diego. This is a chance to get an up-close look at some of the people and topics on the O'Reilly Radar. Unlike most of our conferences (except the Web 2.0 Summit), this is an executive conference format:…

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MAKE on the Colbert Report tonight!

Shawn Connally, the managing editor of Make writes: "Mark Frauenfelder, editor in chief of MAKE magazine, is the guest on tonight's episode of The Colbert Report! Rumor has it that Mr. Colbert wants to know why MAKE hates corporate America so much that we'd teach people how to make their own things instead of buying them from the corporations that…

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Show and Tell Night at Instructables

Instructables, the collaborative how-to site that spun out of Squid Labs with funding from O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures is holding an Instructables Show and Tell on Friday 3/9 at Instructables HQ in Alameda and at Miters in Cambridge, MA on Saturday 3/10. Christy Canida writes: Bring your friends & family, drinks or a snack for the table, and something you've made…

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21 Speakers for Ignite Seattle!

Ignite Seattle is a Seattle-based geek event that combines on-site geekery, sharing, and innovation (and drinking). The next one will be held upstairs at the CHAC on Tuesday, February 13th (tomorrow). The Make Contest (Egg Slam – see Bre's Egg Drop Video for some tips) will begin at 6:30; the Ask Later talks will begin at 8:30. Videos and photos…

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oreillygmt.eu blog launches

O'Reilly's European offices have just launched a new blog devoted to tracking news from interesting people in the territories they support. It's called oreillygmt, but despite the localizing name, they say "We plan to bring you the low-down on tech culture from Iceland, Russia, South Africa and every place in between." Craig Smith, one of the folks behind the blog,…

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Call for Speakers for Ignite II (2/13 in Seattle)

Shelly Farnham at Ignite; Photo by PD Gibson It is time for you to submit your Ask Later proposal to the next Ignite Seattle! What do you want to tell Seattle in 5 minutes? You get 20 slides for 15 seconds a slide and you can't control it. If you're unsure of how it works watch a couple of…

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Reminder: Ignite Seattle is on 12/7

Just a quick reminder, that tomorrow night is the first Ignite Seattle from O'Reilly Radar and Make. We have over 25 speakers planned, a popsicle-stick bridge-building contest and Werewolf. We have speakers lined up from Amazon, Ontela, UW, Microsoft, MySQL, some independents, and a slew of startups. Topics range from "Dorkbot" to "Info Tech in the Third World" to "Innovation"…

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Second Life at Seminars on Long Term Thinking

Stewart Brand writes: The online substitute reality called "Second Life" now has over a million residents, growing by some 30% a month. It has a vast token economy which intersects with the real-world economy (the rate varies around 300 Linden Dollars to 1 US dollar). Real universities teach courses within "Second Life" and real corporations sell goods there, joining no…

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Ignite Seattle!, a Radar/Make Night

Radar and Make: are going to be hosting a free geek night in Seattle, on Thursday, December 7th. Ignite Seattle will be held at the LowerLevel in Capitol Hill. The fun will start at 6:30 with a Make: Magazine sponsored bridge building competition led by Bre Pettis. Using popsicle sticks and hot glue, each team will have 30 minutes to…

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