An interesting person somewhere between Lynch and RMS is Stephen Downes (http://www.downes.ca/) - he is a great speaker and works with the Canadian National Research Council. He would definitely bring a more teaching and learning perspective to his talk.
On 7/23/09 12:45 PM, "Mark A. Matienzo" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I don't think so. I'd be inclined to suggest someone else in lieu of
rms who would prove more interesting, like Clifford Lynch...
Mark A. Matienzo
Applications Developer, Digital Experience Group
The New York Public Library
On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Roy Tennant<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I hadn't wanted to rain on the parade, but David's comment inspires me to do
> so. Does anyone really think we will hear anything new from Richard
> Stallman? I mean, seriously?
> On 7/23/09 7/23/09 € 9:20 AM, "David Fiander" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> If you were to invite Stallman as your keynote, that would certainly
>> make me feel better about the fact that I have to miss Code4Lib again
>> this year.
>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Andrew Nagy<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> I'd also be happy to nominate my old boss Joe Lucia at Villanova. He is a
>>> Library Director who fully supports Open Source software and speaks on it
>>> from time to time. He was the keynote speaker at the recent Evergreen
>>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Andreas Orphanides <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>> The time has come once again to commence discussion of possible keynote
>>>> speakers for the upcoming Code4Lib 2010 conference in Asheville!
>>>> If you've got any suggestions for a speaker who'd be engaging,
>>>> knowledgeable, and foolhardy enough to accept this high honor, throw their
>>>> names to the list for discussion.
>>>> We here at Code4Lib 2010 World Headquarters, deep under the sea, will
>>>> accept nominations until *September 16, 2009*. Shortly thereafter we will
>>>> open the polls for online voting.
>>>> All suggestions and comments are welcome! Discuss away!
>>>> Andreas Orphanides
>>>> Code4Lib 2010 Keynote Speakers Committee
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