2014 Invited Speakers Nominations
Nominations for invited speakers/keynotes for Code4Lib 2014. Please include a description and any relevant links and try to keep the list in alphabetical order. Suggestions will close on August 30, 2013 at midnight (EDT), which will be followed by a community vote. We will contact nominees before the vote to confirm their interest.
BoingBoing.com, craphound.com. Author of sci-fi, copyright activist, etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cory_Doctorow
Jerrielsworth.com, Jeri Ellsworth is an American entrepreneur and self-taught computer chip designer. She is best known for creating a Commodore 64 emulator within a joystick, in 2004, called C64 Direct-to-TV http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeri_Ellsworth
Founder of PandoDaily, tech journalist and author. I (Roy) saw her speak and she was awesome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Lacy
Formerly a developer with Unglue.it, she recently left full-time work there to work to help people learn to code. I (Roy) would love to hear her talk about how to help people break into coding. http://andromedayelton.com/about/
She is a co-founder of http://www.RunMyCode.org, an open platform for disseminating the code and data associated with published results, and enabling independent and public cloud-based verification of methods and findings and an assistant professor of Statistics at Columbia University, and affiliated with the Columbia University Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering. She just recently gave a great keynote at Open Repositories. http://www.stanford.edu/~vcs/Bio.html