Technology evangelism
A technology evangelist is a person who builds a critical mass of support for a given technology, and then establishes it as a technical standard in a market that is subject to network effects. An eva...
Platform evangelism
Platform evangelism (also called developer relations, developer and platform evangelism, developer advocacy, or API evangelism) is the application of technology evangelism to a multi-sided platform. I...
Operating system advocacy
Operating system advocacy is the practice of attempting to increase the awareness and improve the perception of a computer operating system. The motivation behind this may be to increase the number of...
Singularitarianism
Singularitarianism is a movement defined by the belief that a technological singularity—the creation of superintelligence—will likely happen in the medium future, and that deliberate action ought to b...
Tim ferriss
Timothy "Tim" Ferriss (born July 20, 1977) is an American author, entrepreneur, angel investor, and public speaker. In 2007, he published The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the N...
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Reality distortion field
Reality distortion field (RDF) is a term coined by Bud Tribble at Apple Computer in 1981, to describe company co-founder Steve Jobs' charisma and its effects on the developers working on the Macintosh...
Richard Lang (CEO)
Richard Lang is the Chairman & CEO of Democrasoft, Inc. He is also co-founder of the 20 year-old public company, Burst.com, Inc. that in 2010 transformed itself into Democrasoft. Richard is also t...
Alexander Chislenko
Alexander "Sasha" Chislenko (December 2, 1959 – May 8, 2000) was a Russian artificial intelligence theorist and an active member of the transhumanist and extropian communities, contributing many...
Michael Meeks (software developer)
Michael Meeks is a British software developer. He is primarily known for his work on GNOME, OpenOffice.org and now LibreOffice. He has been a major contributor to the GNOME project for a long time wor...
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Miguel de Icaza
Miguel de Icaza (born c. 1972) is a Mexican free software programmer, best known for starting the GNOME and Mono projects.
De Icaza was born in Mexico City and studied at the Universidad Nacional ...
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The Singularity Is Near
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology is a 2005 non-fiction book about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil.This is his first book ...
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Ben Goertzel
Ben Goertzel (born December 8, 1966, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is Chief Scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC, which is a privately hel...
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Robert Sayre
The name Atom applies to a pair of related Web standards. The Atom Syndication Format is an XML language used for web feeds, while the Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub or APP) is a simple HTTP-based...
Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Paul Chopra (born July 13, 1972) served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States (CTO), appointed by President Barack Obama. Chopra previously served as Virginia’s fourth Secr...
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Dave Winer
Dave Winer (born May 2, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an American software developer, entrepreneur and writer in New York City. Winer is noted for his contributions to outliners, scripting, cont...
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Vivek Kundra
Vivek Kundra (Hindi: विवेक कुंद्रा; born October 9, 1974) is an Indian American administrator who served as the first chief information officer of the United States from March, 2009 to August, 201...
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Nitin Pradhan
Nitin Pradhan (Hindi: नितिन प्रधान;) was the Departmental Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as part of the Obama Administration from July 6, 2009 to Aug...
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Raj Jain
Raj Jain (born 17 August 1951) is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri...
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Robert Scoble
Robert Scoble (born January 18, 1965) is an American blogger, technical evangelist, and author. Scoble is best known for his blog, Scobleizer, which came to prominence during his tenure as a technolog...
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Rockford Lhotka
Rockford Lhotka is an author, speaker, and columnist who speaks and writes on topics concerning Microsoft-centric programming with an emphasis on object-oriented design strategies. He is a Microsoft R...
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James Martin (author)
James Martin (19 October 1933 – 24 June 2013) was a British Information Technology consultant and author. Martin was nominated for a Pulitzer prize for his book, The Wired Society: A Challenge for Tom...
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Predictions made by Ray Kurzweil
American author, inventor and futurist Raymond Kurzweil has become well known for predicting the future of artificial intelligence and the human race. His first book, The Age of Intelligent Machines, ...
Indefinite lifespan
Indefinite lifespan (also known as indefinite life extension) is a term used in the life extension movement and transhumanism to refer to the hypothetical longevity of humans (and other life-forms) un...
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