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Thursday, September 26 • 3:15pm - 3:30pm
The Disintermediated Life: How the Internet Changed Us

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With everyone publishing and selling for themselves, is the net turning into a global bazaar? Traditional layers of agents, editors and publishers are vanishing.  Producers no longer need to own their distribution apparatus. Disinter-mediation is setting content creators free.  And everyone seems to have "Digital Marketing Specialist" on their business cards or, rather, on their online profiles.

 Renowned cyberpunk author Rudy Rucker is in a unique position to provide an overview of the changes, having worked in Silicon Valley as a computer science professor during the valley’s transition from semiconductor manufacturing to digital media center. 

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Maya Zuckerman

Co-Founder, Transmedia SF
@maya_z00 Maya Zuckerman is a transmedia producer and emerging technology aficionado. She has worked with feature films and on game cinematics for "Prince of Persia", "Ghostbusters" and “Star-Trek online.”  She also worked in product development for software and interactive products for the Chopra Center, Harpo Productions and Salesforce.com. Maya has helped grow the Transmedia SF community from a few hundred to a few... Read More →

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Rudy Rucker

Author, Transreal Books
Rudy Rucker is a writer, a mathematician, and a former computer science professor. He received Philip K. Dick awards for his cyberpunk novels Software and Wetware, available in the Ware Tetralogy. He recently published his autobiography, Nested Scrolls, and an SF novel, Turing & Burroughs, featuring Alan Turing and William Burroughs wreaking havoc on 1950s America. His next novel is The Big Aha, a hard-boiled whirlwind of enlightenment, aliens... Read More →

Thursday September 26, 2013 3:15pm - 3:30pm
MFBT Lounge (Move Fast Break Things) LL20D San Jose Convention Center

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