Public speaking and conferences

BlogHer 10 – New York City, August 2010. Geek Labs.

Open Source Bridge, June 2010. Open Sea Map hacking with open data.

DrupalConSF, April 2010

Jan 2010 – New Zealand
DrupalSouth – keynote
Linuxchix/Haecksen – Code of our Own
Linux.conf.au – Hack Ability

Blogalicious Weekend, Oct. 2009.

Tech Soup, Aug. 2009. Talk on Women & Disability Online: the GimpGirl community.

BlogHer ’09 Geek Lab, July 2009, Chicago. Tutorials: Love Your Command Line and Dreamwidth tour.

Ignite OSCON, July 2009, San Jose. “Your Flying Jetpack.”

WisCon, May 2009. “Something is WRONG on the Internet”.

Maker Faire, May 2009, San Mateo, CA. “Disability and Access Hacks.”

SFinX, Manifesto Overload!, Modern Times Bookstore, SF, CA. Organized with Steven Schwartz. 8 readers and the audience performe
d a nested series of excerpts from over 30 manifestos.

Sex:Tech, April 2009, San Francisco. “Access Sex” panel. Notes from the panel.

SXSWi, March 2009, Austin TX. Hack Ability: Open Sou
rce Disability Tech. Talk and facilitated group discussion. Coverage from the Austin Chronicle.

ETech, March 2009, San Jose, CA. “DIY for PWD: Do It Yourse
lf for People with Disabilities.”

Potlatch, February 2009, Sunnyvale, CA. Moderated and spoke on panel about John M. Ford’s science fiction novel, “Growing Up Wei

She’s Geeky, 2009, Mountainview. “Tour of WordPress Code.”

BlogHer DC, October 2008, Washington DC. “Blogging Basics: personalize, polish, and promote your blog.” Focus on getting into y
our blog’s back end, coding, and debugging. Co-hosted Geek Lab with Sarah Dopp.

BlogHer Boston, October 2008, Boston, MA. “Blogging Basics.” Liveblogged notes of the talk.

BlogHer ’08, San Francisco, July 2008.

OpenTech, London, UK, July 2008.

Global Voices Summit, Budapest, July 2008. Reported on several panels and speakers.

WisCon 32, Madison, WI.

SXSWi, March 2007. “Blogs, fiction, astroturfing, and hoaxes.” Outlin
e of talk
. This session was extended by an extra hour at the audience’s request. Related further thoughts: Sockpuppets and astroturfing in disruptive political blogs. Coverage of the panel from the Austin Chronicle.

BarCamp Block, 2007. Co-organizer.

SXSWi, 2006. “Increasing Women’s Visibility on the Web: Whose Butt Should We Be Kicking?”
Potlatch, 2006. “Apocalypse Now: Welcome to the Dystopia They Used to Imagine.”

BarCamp, 2005, Palo Alto. All-day think tank session with nearly all the women at BarCamp.

Potlatch 14, 2005, San Francisco. “Education in Science Fiction.”