Mike O'Connor

Mike O'Connor

Curmudgeon Emeritus (formerly foo@bar.com)
Joined on May 20, 2006 – United States
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BA, Grinnell College — majored in drugs, sex and rock and roll

MBA, Cornell University — majored in Fear vs Greed

Community radio — KDNA, KUSP, WORT, National Federation of Community Broadcasters

Big-time consulting — Arthur Andersen, Coopers & Lybrand

Big titles — VP, Controller, CEO, CIO (various places)

Internet — Started an ISP, got a gaggle of great domains (bar.com, television.com, place.com, corp.com, etc.) back in the early days

ICANN — member of the ICANN ISPCP Constituency.  You want acronyms? I'm a GNSO and CCWG working-groups type guy — DSSA, VI, IRTP-A/B/etc., RAP, HSTLD, ZFA, PEDNR, CCWG, FRN

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Name Collisions II - A Call for Research

This post is a heads up to all uber-geeks about a terrific research initiative to try to figure out causes and mitigation of name-collision risk. There's a $50,000 prize for the first-place paper, a $25,000 prize for the second place paper and up to five $10,000 prizes for third-place papers. That kind of money could buy a lot of toys, my peepul. And the presentation of those papers will be in London -- my favorite town for curry this side of India. Interested? Read on. more