Design for the Wisdom of Crowds

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    People are often dumb, so how can crowds be wise? James Surowiecki laid the groundwork in his book, "The Wisdom of Crowds." In this solo presentation, Derek Powazek will apply those ideas to the web, concentrating on how to design websites that empower people to work together to create something truly awesome.

    Derek Powazek Grand Poo-Bah, Powazek Productions

    —Huffduffed by tommorris

  2. Can Social Media End Racism?

    The tangled issues of race and privilege in our society come to a boiling point on the internet. Exploring the complicated place of race in society, this presentation examines the ideas of race in the digital environment with a specific focus on social media.

    Kety Esquivel New Media Mgr, NCLR

    Jay Smooth Ill Doctrine

    Phil Yu Angry Asian Man

    Latoya Peterson Editrix, Racialicious.com

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  3. AJAX Accessibility: An ARIA Duet

    Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIAs) are not just possible but freely obtained through open source techniques. ARIA developer Becky Gibson will demonstrate ARIA coding techniques and existing toolkits to solve real world challenges posed by accessible technology advocate Sharron Rush.

    Sharron Rush Exec Dir, Knowbility.org

    Becky Gibson Web Accessibility Architect, IBM

    —Huffduffed by thingsinjars

  4. AJAX Accessibility: An ARIA Duet

    Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIAs) are not just possible but freely obtained through open source techniques. ARIA developer Becky Gibson will demonstrate ARIA coding techniques and existing toolkits to solve real world challenges posed by accessible technology advocate Sharron Rush.

    Sharron Rush Exec Dir, Knowbility.org

    Becky Gibson Web Accessibility Architect, IBM

    —Huffduffed by tommorris

  5. Making Whuffie: Raising Social Capital in Online Communities

    This talk gets to the heart of how people interact and exchange information in online communities: through social capital, or as Cory Doctorow calls it, Whuffie. The key to growing customers in online communities is through growing your social capital. You will learn the 5 lessons of raising Whuffie through online communities in this presentation.

    Tara Hunt Intuit

    —Huffduffed by tommorris

  6. Making Whuffie: Raising Social Capital in Online Communities

    This talk gets to the heart of how people interact and exchange information in online communities: through social capital, or as Cory Doctorow calls it, Whuffie. The key to growing customers in online communities is through growing your social capital. You will learn the 5 lessons of raising Whuffie through online communities in this presentation.

    Tara Hunt Intuit

    —Huffduffed by eby

  7. Blackboards or Backchannels: The Techno-Induced Classroom of Tomorrow

    The traditional classroom: obsolete? Chalkboards, lectures, and even teachers may be on their way out as social technology enters the classroom. How do kids want technology integrated into the curriculum? Or do they even want it? Five students speak out to debate the potential for Wikis, backchannels, and social tech, and dispute tomorrow's r/evolution in teaching and learning.

    Alex Leavitt Boston University

    Kelly Sutton Founder, HackCollege

    Kabren Levinson Philosopher, Technologist, Artist, Bard College

    Archana Ramachandran Campus Ambassador, Radar/Tiny Pictures/UT Austin

    Diana Kimball The Digital Natives Project, Harvard College

    —Huffduffed by tommorris

  8. Blackboards or Backchannels: The Techno-Induced Classroom of Tomorrow

    The traditional classroom: obsolete? Chalkboards, lectures, and even teachers may be on their way out as social technology enters the classroom. How do kids want technology integrated into the curriculum? Or do they even want it? Five students speak out to debate the potential for Wikis, backchannels, and social tech, and dispute tomorrow's r/evolution in teaching and learning.

    Alex Leavitt Boston University

    Kelly Sutton Founder, HackCollege

    Kabren Levinson Philosopher, Technologist, Artist, Bard College

    Archana Ramachandran Campus Ambassador, Radar/Tiny Pictures/UT Austin

    Diana Kimball The Digital Natives Project, Harvard College

    —Huffduffed by iamdanw