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Unofficial OScon Wiki

by Tim O'Reilly
Jun. 29, 2003
URL: http://oscon.kwiki.org/

There's now a wiki for the open source conference in Portland next week. Still skeletal, but already lots of stuff about people, schedules, places to go in Portland. If you're going to OScon (or just want to check out how wikis work), go add your bits to the page. Just scroll down till you find the edit button on any page, and you're in the driver's seat. I love the way the net is making it easier and easier for anyone to start a party, and then for others to join in to make it a good one. (My hat's off to whomever started this wiki.)

Tim O'Reilly is the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc., thought by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world. In addition to Foo Camps ("Friends of O'Reilly" Camps, which gave rise to the "un-conference" movement), O'Reilly Media also hosts conferences on technology topics, including the Web 2.0 Summit, the Web 2.0 Expo, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, the Gov 2.0 Summit, and the Gov 2.0 Expo. Tim's blog, the O'Reilly Radar, "watches the alpha geeks" to determine emerging technology trends, and serves as a platform for advocacy about issues of importance to the technical community. Tim's long-term vision for his company is to change the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators. In addition to O'Reilly Media, Tim is a founder of Safari Books Online, a pioneering subscription service for accessing books online, and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, an early-stage venture firm.

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