Who is saying

Bruce Horn

“A programmer and creator. He created the Macintosh Finder and the Macintosh Resource Manager for Apple Computer. His signature is amongst those moulded to the case of the Macintosh 128K.”


Chris Gutteridge

“A Systems, Information and Web programmer, part of the IT Innovation team in the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. He is known for being the lead developer for GNU EPrints and for being an advocate for Open Data, Linked Data and the Open Web.”


Dave Crocker

Technologist with a long involvement with Internet and email technologies.


Dene Grigar

“A digital artist and scholar based in Vancouver, Washington. She is the current President of the Electronic Literature Organization. In 2016, Grigar received the International Digital Media and Arts Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.”


Esther Dyson

“A leading angel investor focused on health care, open government, digital technology, biotechnology, and outer space. Dyson’s career now focuses on health and she continues to invest in health and technology startups.”


Esther Wojcicki

“The founder of the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Program in Palo Alto, CA., and the Co-Founder of TractLearning, Inc that publishes the website Tract.app a peer to peer, project-based, gamified learning platform for kids 8 years and over.”

Founder, globalmoonshots.org
Chief Academic Advisor, pressto.ai
Founder, Palo Alto High Media Arts Program
Co-Founder, JournalisticLearningInitiative
Creative Commons, Advisory Council
Author, How to Raise Successful People
Author, Moonshots in Education


Howard Rheingold

“An American critic, writer, and teacher, known for his specialties on the cultural, social and political implications of modern communication media such as the Internet, mobile telephony and virtual communities (a term he is credited with inventing).”


Jack Park

From his listing on Amazon*: “a founding member of the XTM Topic Maps in XML authoring group. He was a senior scientist with VerticalNet Solutions in Palo Alto, CA, where he was actively engaged in the development of knowledge representation systems in support of online B2B communities. His discovery program entitled The Scholar’s Companion(R) has been used to develop knowledge bases in advanced research on hyperbaric immunology. He is the lead developer of an XML Topic Maps-based knowledge management system on the Web at nexist.sourceforge.net, and is active in the development of Open Hyperdocument Systems technology with the Bootstrap Alliance.”


Jane Yellowlees Douglas

“A pioneer author and scholar of hypertext fiction. She began writing about hypermedia in the late 1980s, very early in the development of the medium. Her 1993 fiction I Have Said Nothing, was one of the first published works of hypertext fiction.”


Livia Polanyi

A theoretical linguist, a Consulting Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University. Author of Telling the American Story (Polanyi, 1985).


Phil Gooch

Founder, Scholarcy, the AI-powered article summarizer.


Simon Buckingham-Shum

Director of the Connected Intelligence Centre University of Technology Sydney, Office of the DVC (Education & Students), Australia.


Vint Cerf

“An American Internet pioneer and is recognized as one of ‘the fathers of the Internet’, sharing this title with TCP/IP co-developer Bob Kahn.