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Sunday, June 28 • 9:30am - 10:40am
Sefaria Project and Vision

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Using the internet for comunication was obvious.  Twitter was not.  
Putting the linked texts of the Jewish people online is obvious (and obviously necessary!). But what the experience of Torah in the digital age will look like is very much an open question.
With a nod to Silicon Valley tradition,  Sefaria  founder & CTO Brett Lockspeir shares the vision, journey, reality and roadmap for Sefaria, invites all who witnessed the company's "launch" at Limmud in Asilomar 2 years ago, the network of teachers, students, translators, commentators, and well-wishers that has sprung up across the globe since, and all Limmudniks to come take hold of this new form of Torah as it emerges.

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Brett Lockspeiser

Co-Founder & CTO, Sefaria
Brett Lockspeiser is the co-founder and CTO of Sefaria (www.sefaria.org). We are bringing the entire Jewish textual tradition into a new, digital form which is free, open source, beautifully designed, interactive and interconnected. Brett began his work in technology as a Product Manager at Google where he led the team that created the Google News Archives. Since then he has worked with startups and non-profits in the Bay Area, creating web... Read More →


Sunday June 28, 2015 9:30am - 10:40am
Knights Valley SC2081

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