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Jon Lebkowsky
Works at Polycot Associates
Attended St. Edward's University
Lives in Austin, Texas
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I've learned this over and over.
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"It's taken me a lot of years, but I've come around to this: If you're dumb, surround yourself with smart people. If you're smart, surround yourself with smart people who disagree with you." 
-Isaac Jaffe [Robert Guillaume] 
"Sports Night" Season 1 Episode 3: "The Hungry And The Hunted" 
Written by Aaron Sorkin, Directed by Thomas Schlamme 
October 6, 1998 
The Hungry and the Hunted 
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+Ethan Zuckerman and I are discussing his new book, Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection, in a world-readable forum on the WELL. Join the conversation (send comments to inkwell at well.com).
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sigh I have such brain crushes on the both of you ;)  - Ethan, I can't WAIT to read your book!
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The now-defunct WorldChanging is well-represented in this discussion: http://reinventors.net/roundtables/reinvent-climate-management/ +Jamais Cascio, +Dawn Danby, and +Gil Friend are all on board.
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I don't have time.
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I have time, but I"m not greedy.  Let me know if you need some and I'll be glad to share.
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What a gem... nearly forgot the quirky majesty of this band & album. They're coming to Austin in Feb...
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We just saw them in DC; fantastic show, felt like they'd barely aged and had a great time playing out again. They just announced a 2nd area show in July, and we got tickets.
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Taking a sabbatical from social media. Not sure what to expect.
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Welcome back to anti-social media, Jon. Flame on!
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I'm spending some time at #WebLeadershipDay  in Austin. +William Hurley just gave a talk about Google Glass - actually about the context that Google Glass creates. 
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Tuesday night I'm part of a World Future Society panel on critical thinking. 
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I enjoyed speaking at MeshForum, and would be happy to do so again!  
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Good review of the progress toward "patient-centered" medical care. Signs of the impact of the participatory medicine movement.
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Consumers Union, which publishes Consumer Reports, has substantial healthcare campaigns: http://safepatientproject.org, http://yourhealthsecurity.org.
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Web consultant and developer, author
Employment
  • Polycot Associates
    Principal, 2007 - present
  • Polycot Consulting
    CEO, 2001 - 2007
  • IGS, Inc.
    Senior Project Manager, 2000 - 2001
  • Whole Foods Market
    Web Project Manager, Online Community Director, Director of Web Technology, 1996 - 2000
  • Electric Minds
    Forum Host
  • HotWired
    Electronic Frontiers Forum Host
  • FringeWare, Inc.
    CEO, 1991 - 1994
  • Texas Department of Human Services
    Project Manager, Business Analyst, 1974 - 1995
  • Social Web Strategies
    Principal, 2006 - 2010
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Austin, Texas
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Big Spring, Texas - Boulder, Colorado
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Internet evangelist, open source web developer, blogger about culture and media, cofounder of EFF-Austin, Plutopia, and the Society of Participatory Medicine, former CEO of FringeWare, Inc.
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Jon Lebkowsky is an Internet expert and evangelist. He writes about culture, technology, media, and the future. Read my blog at http://weblogsky.com.

He's a web strategist and developer via Polycot Associates.

A respected Internet pioneer, he was involved in seminal online communties and advocacy organizations including the WELL, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, EFF-Austin, HotWired, Electric Minds, Global Internet Liberty Coalition, and many others. He was cofounder of an early online community-based company/culture hack, FringeWare, Inc. An early blogger and social web thought leader. he was involved in discussions leading to "web 2.0" and the current revolutionary advances in social technology. He's logged over 20,000 hours of website development since the 1990s.

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  • St. Edward's University
  • University of Texas
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