Yoz Grahame
Technical Lead, Internal Tools Group, Linden Lab

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Yoz Grahame has spent 15 years watching what happens when you give online communities their own programming languages. He currently works for Linden Lab, the creators of Second Life, which runs approximately 50 million user-created scripts. Previously, he was Developer Advocate for Ning, presenting the programmable social software service at ETech 2006 (with David Sklar). In the past he’s been involved in several renegade e-democracy services in the UK such as FaxYourMP.com and TheyWorkForYou.com, as well as commercial projects related to the works of Douglas Adams. On the amateur wrestling circuit he goes by the alias “Dr. Henry Metzger”.

Sessions

Emerging Topics, People, Programming
Location: Ballroom A3/A6
Kirrily Robert (Metaweb), Yoz Grahame (Linden Lab), Jason Douglas (Metaweb)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
The term "Folk Computing" was coined 20+ years ago to describe how people learn to program by copying and experimentation. Learn how open source licenses, hosted development environments, and other folk programming concepts lower barriers to entry and help people get up to speed as coders. We'll also be showing off some modern folk programming platforms, from Yahoo Pipes to the OLPC and beyond. Read more.
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • SourceForge.net
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Facebook
  • Gear6
  • Kaltura
  • Liferay
  • MindTouch
  • MySpace.com
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Symbian Foundation
  • Twilio
  • WSO2
  • Yabarana Corporation

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