2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

High Speed Evolution Weapons of Mass Collaboration

#sxsw #hspeedev

Humans are both generous and selfish.
Social Networks prime our collaborative selves.
Google has taught us to search, Facebook to make friends, Twitter to be open and smartphones to be always connected.

Enterprises and Governments are being dragged along by Consumers who have rapidly embraced Social Networking.
The Internet is about to become over 500 purpose and interest based containers thanks to new generic Top Level Domains launching later in 2013.
Each “container” will be a focussed Social Network.

Rand Waltzman from DARPA, Jodee Rich from PeopleBrowsr and Andrew Grill from IBM will talk about how we are still at Ground Zero in the life cycle of Social Network tech.
The future of social will be allowing Enterprises and Governments to roll out their own Social Networks in their own clouds, owning their own Business Intelligence.
What does this mean for existing networks? Come along and find out.



Andrew Grill

Global Partner


Global Social Business Partner at IBM
Former Kred CEO. 100% digital. I blog at http://londoncalling.co


Jodee Rich

CEO & Founder

PeopleBrowsr Inc

"So the whole war is because we can’t talk to each other"
"One minute you have a liquid, with all the molecules moving randomly. The next minute, a crystal forms"
On some days I am half bird half fish and half human.
I am a pilot, mad scientist, skier, blader, kite surfer, husband (of a banker) and father (of three).

Learnt code at 11
Took first company public at 27
Became head of a telco at 35
Founded the biggest social datamine in the world with a team of 8 engineers
Created the first transparent, open influence measure indexing 500M profiles -Kred
Releasing SocialOS.io with Kred to power new Top Level Domains


Rand Waltzman

Program Mgr


Dr. Waltzman joined DARPA from Lockheed Martin Advanced
Technology Laboratories (LM-ATL), where he served as Chief Scientist for
the Applied Sciences Laboratory that specializes in advanced software
techniques and the computational physics of materials. Prior to LM-ATL he
was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the
Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, where he taught and
performed research in applications of machine intelligence technology to a
variety of problem areas including digital entertainment, automated
reasoning and decision support and cyber threat detection. Before his
professorship he served as a DARPA Program Manager focusing on machine
intelligence and image understanding. Dr. Waltzman has also held research
positions at the University of Maryland, Teknowledge Corporation, and the
Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington.
Dr. Waltzman earned his Doctor of Philosophy (1989) in Computer Science
from the University of Maryland, a Master of Science in Applied
Mathematics (1981) from the University of Washington, and a Bachelor of
Arts in Mathematics (1978) from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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