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Andy Baio is a Project Director at "Expert Labs":http://expertlabs.org/, a nonprofit working on improving government by tapping into collective knowledge on social networks. Previously, he was CTO of "Kickstarter":https://www.kickstarter.com, the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world, and created "Upcoming.org":http://upcoming.yahoo.com/, the collaborative events calendar acquired by Yahoo! in 2005. Original reporting on his blog "Waxy.org":http://waxy.org/ has been featured in the New York Times, Wired, NPR, Newsweek, and MSNBC. He's received legal threats from The Beatles, Disney, and Bill Cosby -- and framed each one.


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