• Marc-Antoine Parent

    Marc-Antoine Parent will present the Hyperknowledge protocol. He has studied some neurobiology, mathematics, computational linguistics and systems science. He’s worked on one of the first grammar checkers for French, tree visualization, semantic models for automatic translation, and more recently a collective intelligence platform, IdeaLoom. While working on an earlier version of IdeaLoom, he has developed an interoperability protocol for Collective Intelligence platforms within the Catalyst project.

  • Jeff Conklin

    Dr. Jeffrey Conklin, Director, has over two decades of experience and an international reputation in the fields of hypertext and collaborative technology research, and years of professional experience as a facilitator, consultant, and teacher. He is fascinated with the interplay between technology and social systems. Dr. Conklin is perhaps best known for his work with the Issue Based Information System (IBIS) method and extensions of it, such as research tools (“gIBIS”) and commercial products (“CM/1™”, “QuestMap™”) that support IBIS. He is advisor to the Compendium Institute, which distributes the open source Compendium mapping tool. Dr. Conklin also developed the Dialogue Mapping™ facilitation technique, a radically inclusive approach to knowledge management…

  • Charles H. Irby

    Retired computer scientist and high tech entrepreneur Charles H. Irby was a software engineer and later chief architect on SRI International‘s oN-Line System (NLS), which established many of the user interface standards that exist today, and also lead the user interface and functionality design group for the Xerox Star product. He co-founded Metaphor Computer Systems and lead the design and development of its products.  He was the founding Director of the Unicode Consortium.  He also lead the engineering efforts at General Magic as the products were brought to market.  He retired in1997. Education Irby earned a Bachelor’s in Physics and a Master’s in Computer Science from University of California, Santa Barbara, and completed the required coursework towards his…

  • Stephanie Couch

    Executive Director, Lemelson-MIT Program Stephanie Couch, PhD is the Executive Director of the Lemelson-MIT Program, a nonprofit with a mission to inspire young people to pursue creative lives and careers through invention. She has more than a decade of experience in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education policy, research, development and strategic fundraising. She leads the program’s research efforts, partnership development, and guides the Lemelson-MIT Program’s national awards and grants initiatives.  Couch previously served as the interim Associate Vice President for Research, Bayer Executive Director at the Institute for STEM Education, and Director of the Gateways East Bay STEM Network at California State University at East Bay. Couch also…

  • Brant Cooper

    CEO, Moves The Needle Brant Cooper is the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Lean Entrepreneur” and CEO of Moves the Needle. With over two decades of expertise helping companies bring innovative products to market, he blends design thinking and lean methodology to ignite entrepreneurial action within large organizations. He has experienced monumental milestones such as IPO, acquisition, rapid growth, and crushing failure. He serves as a keynote speaker, advisor to entrepreneurs, accelerators, and corporate leaders, and in his current venture, Moves The Needle, empowers organizations to be closer to customers, move faster, and act bolder. twitter.com/brantcooper   linkedin.com/in/brantcooper/

  • Shane Gibson

    Software engineer (with a concentration in web application development, often using WordPress), entrepreneur, technology operations management consultant, and residential real estate investor. I am rarely the smartest one in the room. Testing my tooltip plugin. The Throatwarblermangrove should match and maybe throatwarblermangrove will also match. I am also testing the tooltip plugin with the phrase of the day. The Phrase of the day is a phrase instead of just a word and should match and display the glossary definition. Demo Presenter of the jrnl for the 2018 Special Symposium for which this jrnl.global system was initially produced.  

  • Theodor Holm Nelson

    Founding Designer, Project Xanadu Bio Imagined world-wide hypertext in the 1960s, and from the 1960s strove for a system of world-wide hypertext– of which the Web (with only jump-links) is a subset.  Parallel pages, visibly connected, were and are the main idea.   Ted Nelson coined many terms in common use (all with articles in Wikipedia)– hypertext, hypermedia, micropayment, transclusion, intertwingularity, dildonics (“teledildonics” came later), enfilade, docuverse, compound document.  [ As well as (not in Wikipedia) structangle, possiplex, hyperthogonal structure, and sworfing (swooping and/or morphing).    For over fifty years, proponent and designer of Project Xanadu– originally an initiative and software for world-wide hypertext, but continuing as an alternative design…

  • Adam Cheyer

    Co-Founder Siri & Viv Labs, VP R&D Samsung. Adam Cheyer is co-Founder and VP Engineering at Viv Labs, a startup (recently acquired by Samsung) dedicated to creating an intelligent interface to everything.  Previously, Adam was co-founder and VP Engineering at Siri, Inc, and after Siri was acquired by Apple, a Director of Engineering in the iOS group.  Adam also was a co-founder of Sentient.ai (massively scalable machine learning) and a founding member of Change.org (world’s largest petition platform).  Adam is the author of more than 60 publications and 27 patents. Demo or video for Demo Area Collaborama: A web-enabled collaborative development environment that rethinks software creation with a perspective inspired by Doug…

  • Howard Rheingold

    Is the author of: Tools for Thought http://www.rheingold.com/texts/tft/ The Virtual Community http://www.rheingold.com/vc/book/ Smart Mobs http://www.smartmobs.com Net Smart http://www.rheingold.com/netsmart Was: Editor of Whole Earth Review en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole_Earth_Review Editor of The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog www.well.com/user/hlr/mwecintro.html Founding executive editor of Hotwired en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HotWired Founder of Electric Minds www.rheingold.com/electricminds/html/ Has taught: Participatory Media and Collective Action (UC Berkeley, SIMS, Fall 2005, 2006, 2007) www.seedwiki.com/wiki/participatory_media_and_collective_action/participatory_media_and_collective_action.cfm www.sims.berkeley.edu/programs/courses/296a-pmca Virtual Community/Social Media (Stanford, Fall 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; UC Berkeley, Spring 2008, 2009) socialmediaclassroom.com/host/vircom Toward a Literacy of Cooperation (Stanford, Winter, 2005) Digital Journalism (Stanford University Winter, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 ) socialmediaclassroom.com/digitaljournalism09 Social Media Literacies (Stanford University Winter 2012, 2013, Fall 2014) @hrheingold rheingold.com