On Wednesday January[masked] the New York Technology Council (http://nytech.org) will host author David Weinberger to discuss aspects of his new book, "Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room (http://www.toobigtoknow.com/)." David is co-author of the best-seller The Cluetrain Manifesto (http://www.cluetrain.com/), which Information Week called the most important business book since Tom Peter's In Search of Excellence. He is also the author of the critically-acclaimed Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web and Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder (http://www.smallpieces.com/index.php).
David is currently a senior researcher at Harvard Law's Berkman Center for the Internet & Society (http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/), Co-Director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab (http://librarylab.law.harvard.edu/) at Harvard Law School, and is a Franklin Fellow (http://careers.state.gov/ff) at the United States State Department. He is a board member of OneWebDay (http://onewebday.org).
As you may see (https://www.nytech.org/too-big-to-know), non-members will be charged $20 to attend this event, however we have arranged for 10 free seats for ISOC-NY members, first come first served. RSVP here to get one. There will be drinks (free) and signed books (to buy).
What: David Weinberger: "Too Big to Know"
When: Wednesday January 25, 2012. 6pm-8pm
Where: Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, 488 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, NYC
Who: 10 ISOC-NY members via meetup.com (free). Others Register (https://www.nytech.org/too-big-to-know) ($20)
Webcast: Will be taped for later.
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