Sep 23, 2010 · 5:30 PM
On September 23, the following speakers will come to oDesk to discuss developments in modern crowdsourcing work:
Gary Swart Gary is CEO of
oDesk, a global employment platform that enables companies to hire, manage, and pay a flexible, online workforce.
James Davis James is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the
University of California, Santa Cruz. His research areas include Computer Vision, ICTD, Technology for Global Social Issues, Computational Photography, and Computer Graphics.
Matt Mireles Matt is CEO of
SpeakerText, which turns video into text so that it can be found, read, and shared by everyone.
Patrick Meier Patrick is Director of Crisis Mapping and Strategic Partnerships at
Ushahidi, a nonprofit organization that is building an open-source platform that allows people or organizations to collect and visualize information.
oDesk Office 901 Marshall St, 2nd Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 The office is a short walk (~10 min) from the Redwood City Caltrain station. Click
here for a train schedule.
September 23 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Speakers start at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP through this Meetup page.