Keynote

Lessons from Napster

Clay Shirky, Decentralization Writer/Consultant, shirky.com

Track: Keynote
Date: Wednesday, February 14
Time: 9:00am - 9:45am
Location: Grand Ballroom

The peer-to-peer space is young, but the possible uses for the devices connected to the edges of the network are already exploding. Clay Shirky examines what we can learn from the most significant success in decentralization to date -- Napster -- and the lessons peer-to-peer architects can take from its explosive growth.