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September 2015

Early Bird Ends Tomorrow

By |September 30th, 2015|

Defrag’s early bird pricing ends tomorrow, and I really hope you’ll choose to join us. The agenda is about 75% done, and we’ll be releasing details on the remaining 25% in the next few […]

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Early Bird Ending Soon

By |September 22nd, 2015|

With Defrag’s early bird pricing ending October 1st, I thought it might be useful to take a look at some of our speakers (as a way to illustrate why you really can’t miss this). […]

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Defrag Updates

By |September 17th, 2015|

As we head into the last half of September, things are starting to really heat up for Defrag:

1. We’ve added Ramez Naam and Puneet Agarwal to our list of distinguished keynoters.

2. Sessions continue to […]

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August 2015

Women in Tech Scholarships

By |August 31st, 2015|

Once again this year, we’re extremely pleased to be able to offer a limited amount of “women in tech” scholarships, courtesy of Salesforce.

It is a limited number, and it’s meant to help those women […]

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Staying Power

By |August 27th, 2015|

Defrag is now in its 9th year of existence. In that 9 years, we’ve listened to our community of attendees relentlessly, and strived to always go above and beyond in providing a truly unique […]

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Asymmetry and Specialization

By |August 16th, 2015|

I’ve been thinking this past week about two ideas that I think are related.

The first is the idea (that Josh Wolfe has blogged about recently) that we may be coming to the end (or […]

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Defrag’s Code of Conduct

By |August 6th, 2015|

[Note: this is a reposting from last year.]

Defrag’s Code of Conduct (with thanks to the Geek Feminism Wiki):

Defrag is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and […]

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Defrag 2015: The Frontier of Platforms

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Historically speaking, the emergence of a new platform in technology was an extremely rare event. Think MS-DOS or Windows (or Unix). In fact, in the early days of the personal computer, platform emergence was […]

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November 2014

So, you’re a Defrag first-timer…

By |November 5th, 2014|

So, you’re a Defrag first-timer…and you’re wondering what to expect and how to plan for some key details. Well, then, this is the post for you. Below are some key details to round out […]

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October 2014

A Final Agenda

By |October 24th, 2014|

We’re now just inside of 4 weeks until Defrag, and I have just finalized the agenda.

What’s the final agenda look like? It has CEOs from two drone startups, the author of Wall Street Journal’s […]

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