I'm speaking tomorrow in New York at Ketchum's day-long conversation / debate "about the role companies can (and should or should not) play in shaping online culture." There will also be speakers from ROFLCon, Buzzfeed, VICE, Gawker Media, MIT, and Harvard. My talk is going to be about DIY innovation and why it's smart for companies to become "maker friendly."
It should be interesting! You can watch a live feed of the event here.
Mark Frauenfelder, the editor of Boing Boing and MAKE Magazine
Jonah Peretti, founder of Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and founder of Breadpig
Tim Hwang, co-founder of ROFLCon
Grant McCracken, anthropologist and author of the highly-praised book Chief Culture Officer
Alex Pasternack, editor of Motherboard.tv, VICE Magazine's science and technology culture site
Irin Carmon, blogger for Jezebel
Christina Xu, co-founder of ROFLCon and of Breadpig
Jeff Simmermon, Director of Digital Communications for Time Warner Cable
Scott Heiferman, co-founder & CEO of MeetUp.com
N'Gai Croal, founder of Hit Detection, video games expert & blogger for Newsweek
Patrick Davison, one third of MemeFactory, researcher at the Web Ecology Project
Joe Brown, blogger and reporter for Gizmodo and WIRED
Greg Leuch, the genius who created "Shaved Bieber" & a member of F.A.T. Lab
Mike Rugnetta, one third of MemeFactory, the definitive performance art piece about internet culture
Lilit Marcus, co-founder of Save The Assistants, editor-in-chief of TheGloss.com
If you are interested in attending the live event in NYC tomorrow (it's free but space is limited), reserve a spot here. (password is "ketchum")
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