Stanford Law School Professor Larry Lessig discusses The Future of Ideas with Carl Malamud, Tim O'Reilly, and Dr. David P. Reed.
Adam Bosworth, BEA's VP of Engineering, offers Finally Living Up to the Vision of Web Services.
Rick Rashid of Microsoft Research discusses Rethinking The Modern Operating System.
Robert Morris of IBM Research on Autonomic Computing: A Foundation for Progress, a Catalyst for Change.
Bruce Schneier, author of Applied Cryptography, on Fixing Network Security by Hacking the Business Climate.
Steven Johnson, co-founder of Feed and Plastic.com
and author of Emergence and Interface Culture, discusses Emergence - From Real-World Cities to Online Communities.
Tim O'Reilly on what we can learn about new directions by watching the hackers rather than corporate PR announcements in The Shape of Things to Come.
SETI@home project director, David Anderson, featured in a New York Times survey of the state of *@home distributed computing, delves into "The Software Infrastructure of SETI@home II".
Dave Winer's always stirring the pot with something provocative. His Radio Userland Weblogging tool and just-out Radio Community Server dig deep into honest-to-goodness Web Services. Whatever you do, don't miss Dave's Distributed Content Management session.
Vipul's Razor -- a distributed, collaborative, spam detection and filtering network and some of the technology behind stealth startup, Cloudmark -- cuts through spam like the proverbial knife through butter. Vipul Ved Prakash introduces the machine learning techniques, role of collaborative systems, and heuristical analysis of email transport information being used in the fight against spam. Catch Vipul in his session, New Directions in Spam Filtering.
The Worldwide Lexicon -- an open source P2P project whose goal is to build a comprehensive translations dictionary spanning most human languages -- has received considerable attention of late, appearing in New Scientist, Wired, and on Slashdot. Join Brian McConnell for a first look at his fascinating endeavor in Worldwide Lexicon -- Using P2P Technology To Build A Global Translation Dictionary.
The Google Web API opens a dialogue with the developers and researchers inventing the next Internet and quite possibly shaping the future of Google itself. Join Google engineer Nelson Minar to learn more about the real-world experience of building and deploying a major Web Service in Deploying the Google Web APIs Service.