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The Future of the Web - Reinstalling the Big Missing Feature of the Web

Time: Apr 29, 2021 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

The California Software Professional Association (www.cspa.com) is hosting us to speak on the Future of the Web.

We've been discussing how the lack of annotations is making the web static. This has made internet platforms treat people and information as commodities. 

But do we accept a future where we are working for technology rather than the other way around? A better future of the web is possible.

 

With The Overweb, we are building the next level of the web - a trust layer over the webpage, enabling people to have layers of knowledge and interactions on web pages. 

The first Overweb applications were Mosaic and Netscape (beta) in 1993-1995 as well as modern annotation pioneers Hypothesis, Diigo, and Rap Genius. The emergent Overweb is anchored by an open-source blockchain called the Overchain that enables a) participants to own and control their annotation data and b) decentralized applications to serve interactions over the web page. Both of which feed AI on the edge that exposes misinformation and catalyzes collaboration on regenerative solutions for the world’s greatest problems.

RSA Fellows Daveed Benjamin and Joshua Armah will present the unknown history of web annotation, the case for The Overweb, The Overweb pattern, and the open-source blockchain-based tools they are developing. 

Presentation Panel

Daveed Benjamin

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FRSA | Founder of The Overweb | CEO of Bridgit.io, Skōōl.com | NGI Ambassador | Author of Pacha's Pajamas

The Overweb Pattern

Joshua Armah

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Founding Partner at Wiase Capital | Director of Startup Grind | Director of Hackers/Founders

Overchain & Governance

Niki Gastinel

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Technical and Product Leader, Community Builder

Welcome from the CSPA

Susan Eustis

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President at WinterGreen Research

Study on The Overweb Market

Dan Whaley

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Founder at Hypothes.is

History of Web Annotation 

Jury of Futurists

Mei Lin Fung

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Chair & Cofounder of People Centered Internet | Cofounder of ImpactX  

Greg Lindahl

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Software Architect at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Michelle Tsing

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Co-founder and Director at Governance Research Institute

Jeremy Foreman

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DoRealGood.Global | DoingGoodBusiness.org | j4man.co | jserves.world

Phahsa

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Visionary | Lateral Thinker | Writer | Digital Ecologist

Christian Anderson

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Founder of Reel to Real, LLC.

Anton Alexander

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Senior Machine Learning Engineer at BlueRidge.AI

Chris M Balz

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Principal at TreeLogic Software Engineering

Justin Tyson

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Music Professional at Universal Music Group

Trent Fowler

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Machine Learning Engineer at Nutrien Ag Solutions

Dan Mapes

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Founder of Verses.io


AGENDA


5:30 - 5:35PM PT Welcome and Intro by Henry Wong, CSPA Chairman


5:35 - 6:15PM PT Presentation by Daveed Benjamin & Joshua Armah


6:15 - 6:35PM PT Critiques by Internet Futurists and Leaders


6:35 - 7:00PM PT Q&A

The event is free but RSVP is required here.

 

Topic: The Future of the Web

Time: Apr 29, 2021 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)