The ACLU of Northern California works to ensure that as technology advances, privacy and free speech rights keep pace. Visit us at our ETech booth or at aclunc.org/tech to learn how to make smart decisions about privacy and free speech to protect your customers' rights and bolster your bottom line.
Clean Tech Open
Clean Tech Open is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping great ideas become viable clean tech businesses. The mission of Clean Tech Open is to serve as an innovation catalyst, providing the infrastructure and processes to develop and motivate entrepreneurs and early stage companies creating clean, environmentally sustainable technologies.
Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. We provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. EFF believes protecting innovation is central to advancing our freedom and has fought to clear the way for encryption, file-sharing software, open source HDTV tools, and much more.
Foresight Institute is a nonprofit public interest group looking ahead to coming technological developments likely to affect the human condition and helping steer these changes in positive directions. Best known for work on nanotechnology and open source sensing, Foresight is a community where people concerned about the future take action.
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is the leading developer of global industry standards in a broad-range of industries, including: Power and Energy, Transportation, Biomedical and Healthcare, Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Information Assurance, Vehicular Technology and Renewable Energy. This established standards development program is based on balance, openness, due process, and consensus. Each year, the IEEE-SA conducts over 200 standards ballots, a process by which proposed standards are voted upon for technical reliability and soundness. IEEE-SA produced the prominent 802® Standards for Local and Metropolitan Area Network Wireless.
Make: Stop by our booth and chat MAKE:, CRAFT: and DIY projects with the Maker Media team.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying faint signals from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
A singular vision - "The Network Is The Computer" guides Sun Microsystems in the development of servers, storage, and open source software offerings. When it comes to Web 2.0 technologies, Sun provides best-of-breed solutions to enterprises and startups worldwide for developing, deploying, and managing the next wave of computing.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. The Yahoo! Developer Network offers Web Services and APIs that make it easy for developers to build applications and mashups that integrate data sources in new ways, making the web a more useful and fun place for everyone. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.