TITLE: How Engineers & Startups Think About Preservation (When They Think About It at All)
SPEAKER: Hilary Mason
EVENT DATE: 07/23/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 33 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Hilary Mason opened Digital Preservation 2013 with her keynote talk on the delicacies of data.
Speaker Biography: Hilary Mason is the Chief Scientist at bitly, a company that studies attention on the internet in realtime, doing a mix of research, exploration, and engineering. Mason co-founded HackNY, a non-profit that helps talented engineering students find their way into the startup community of creative technologists in New York City. She is also an advisor to a few organizations, including knod.es, collective[i], and DataKind, as well las a mentor to Betaspring, the Providence, Rhode Island-based startup accelerator, and TechStars New York. She's a member of Mayor Bloomberg's Technology and Innovation Advisory Council, which has been a fascinating way to learn how government and industry can work together.