Mainstreaming The Web -- ROFLCon II The very final keynote panel of ROFLCon II, featuring: * moot, 4chan * Ben Huh, I Can Has Cheezburger * Kenyatta Cheese, Know Your Meme * Jamie Wilkinson, internetfamo.us * Greg Rutter, You Should Have Seen This As web culture increasingly flows into the mainstream, it becomes enmeshed in a crowded world of businesses and commentators. In turn, it becomes more easily digestible and accessible to broad audiences. What are the ethics of being a part of that space? As this process continues, what is gained? What is left behind?
The Future of the World Weird Web Featuring: * danah boyd * Berkman Center/NERD * Ethan Zuckerman, Berkman Center/Global Voices The opening keynote talk of ROFLCon II.
It Looks Like You Are Giving a Keynote The opening keynote from the second day of ROFLCon II, featuring: * Kevan Atteberry, the man who designed Clippy.
The Heroes of Usenet A panel at ROFLCon II moderated by Jason Scott (textfiles.com), and: * Jay Furr, king of the *.alt hierarchy * Laurence Canter, the first commercial spammer on Usenet * Brad Templeton, EFF and Usenet Expert * Tim Pierce Description:Now only browseable through Google's dirty porthole, Usenet's early history holds parallels, lessons, anecdotes and memories well worth sharing with the current online world. Moderator Jason Scott brings you a panel of historians, history-makers, internet famous and internet infamous figures to talk about Usenet, the worldwide networked messaging system that showed everyone How It Was Done.
i can haz dream: Race and the Internets The panel on race at ROFLCon II. The video's kind of effed up on this one -- but the panel is seriously so good that we figured it was worth posting it up anyways. Featuring: * Lisa Nakamura, UIllinois * Christian Lander, Stuff White People Like * Baratunde Thurston, The Onion, Jack and Jill Politics * Teresa Wu and Serena Wu, My Mom Is A Fob