Cio Exchange08
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
2,142
On Slideshare
2,135
From Embeds
7
Number of Embeds
2

Actions

Shares
Downloads
35
Comments
0
Likes
3

Embeds 7

http://podidoo.com 6
http://www.slideshare.net 1

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Watching the Alpha Geeks Tim O’Reilly O’Reilly Media, Inc. www.oreilly.com CIO Strategy Exchange November 5, 2008
  • 2. We’re best known as a book publisher 2
  • 3. What We Really Do At O'Reilly Change the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators 3
  • 4. How we do it • Find interesting technologies and people innovating from the edge • Amplify their effectiveness by spreading the information needed for others to follow them. • Books 4
  • 5. How we do it • Find interesting technologies and people innovating from the edge • Amplify their effectiveness by spreading the information needed for others to follow them. • Books, Conferences 5
  • 6. How we do it • Find interesting technologies and people innovating from the edge • Amplify their effectiveness by spreading the information needed for others to follow them. • Books, Conferences, Online 6
  • 7. Some Examples • First books on Linux and Perl - 1991 • First book on the internet, covered WWW when there were only 200 web sites - 1992 • Launched first commercial web site, 1993 • First advocacy about web services - 1997 • Organized meeting where term “open source” was adopted - 1998 • Coined term Web 2.0 to describe rules for new internet platform - 2004 • Make: celebrates the new DIY - 2006 7
  • 8. Watch the Alpha Geeks • New technologies first exploited by hackers, then entrepreneurs, then platform players • Three examples – Wireless community networks predict universal Wi-Fi – Screen scraping predicts web services and the internet as platform – “The pedal powered internet” predicts new focus on energy Rob Flickenger and his potato chip can antenna 8
  • 9. quot;The future is here. It's just not evenly distributed yet.quot; --William Gibson 9
  • 10. Closer to home... 10
  • 11. 11
  • 12. “A PC on every desk and in every home” 12
  • 13. “The PC is just a toy.” 13
  • 14. In 1998, search had largely been written off as a business opportunity... 14
  • 15. “Organize all the world’s information” 15
  • 16. Hackers Like Big Challenges 16
  • 17. Ten Things That Will Rock Your World Tim O’Reilly O’Reilly Media, Inc. www.oreilly.com CIO Strategy Exchange November 5, 2008
  • 18. 1. “Harnessing Collective Intelligence” 18
  • 19. 19
  • 20. 20
  • 21. 21
  • 22. 22
  • 23. 23
  • 24. Web 2.0 is about finding meaning in user-generated data, and turning that meaning into real-time user-facing services 24
  • 25. 25
  • 26. 26
  • 27. OpenCV: Computer Vision 27
  • 28. 28
  • 29. 2. The End of the Relational Database Paradigm 29
  • 30. 30
  • 31. 31
  • 32. 32
  • 33. 33
  • 34. 34
  • 35. 35
  • 36. 36
  • 37. 37
  • 38. 38
  • 39. 3. Re-mix Culture Goes Mainstream 39
  • 40. 40
  • 41. 41
  • 42. 4. Disaster Relief and Social Action 42
  • 43. 43
  • 44. How can I make any difference? 44
  • 45. quot;A victory small enough to be organized is too small to be decisive.quot; --Eliot Janeway, Struggle for Survival 45
  • 46. 46
  • 47. 47
  • 48. 48
  • 49. Tracking Illegal Deforestation in Brazil with Google Earth Source: New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/19/world/americas/19brazil.html 49
  • 50. 50
  • 51. 51
  • 52. 52
  • 53. 4. Energy and Global Warming 53
  • 54. 54
  • 55. “We’re F**ked!” 55
  • 56. 56
  • 57. 57
  • 58. 58
  • 59. 59
  • 60. 5. Government (and Business) Transparency 60
  • 61. 61
  • 62. 62
  • 63. 63
  • 64. 64
  • 65. 65
  • 66. 7. Hacking Gets Physical 66
  • 67. The Sensor Revolution 67
  • 68. VCR Cat Feeder 68
  • 69. 69
  • 70. 8. Open Source Hardware and the future of manufacturing 70
  • 71. 71
  • 72. 72
  • 73. 73
  • 74. The Power Supply for One Laptop Per Child Colin Bulthaup, Potenco: “We used to get mockups. Now we get new working prototypes on a weekly basis.” 74
  • 75. 75
  • 76. 76
  • 77. 77
  • 78. 78
  • 79. 79
  • 80. 80
  • 81. 9. Instrumenting the World We are moving out of the world in which people typing on keyboards will drive collective intelligence applications. Increasingly, applications are driven by new kinds of sensors. 81
  • 82. Natalie Jeremijenko’s Feral Robot Dogs 82
  • 83. 83
  • 84. 84
  • 85. 3D beijing 85
  • 86. What’s Next? 86
  • 87. 87
  • 88. 88
  • 89. 89
  • 90. 90
  • 91. 11. Body and Mind Hacking 91
  • 92. 92
  • 93. 93
  • 94. 94
  • 95. 95
  • 96. 96
  • 97. 97
  • 98. 98
  • 99. 99
  • 100. 12. Synthetic Biology 100
  • 101. 101
  • 102. 102
  • 103. For More Information • What is Web 2.0? http://www.oreillynet.com/go/web2 • http://tim.oreilly.com • http://radar.oreilly.com • http://www.makezine.com 103