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Technology Review’s Emerging Technologies Conference is under way, and bloggers from all over are reporting conference news as it breaks.
September 26, 2007

Technology Review is hosting its seventh annual Emerging Technologies Conference, EmTech07, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA. The conference kicked off Tuesday, September 25, 2007 and will run until September 27, exploring next-generation technologies and their impact on business and society. An agenda of the event is posted on our site, as is live video coverage of every EmTech session.

There will also be numerous professional bloggers covering the event. Listed below are links to blogs where conference news has been posted so far.

Owen Wilson, Valleywag
Recent posts: “Why Brazil’s not buying Negroponte’s laptops”, “Sky Dayton just wants to be your friend”, “Kevin Rose says Digg to launch headline suggestions

Sara Tomlin, Nature Newsblog
Recent posts: “Emerging Tech: not yet diggin it?” and “Emerging Tech: amazing grace

Martin LaMonica, Cnet News Blog
Recent posts: “Brazil’s minister of culture calls for free digital society”, “Simonyi tells programmers to leave the Dark Ages”, “Social-media pros: we’re just getting started

Dan Farber, ZDNet
Recent post: “In search of intentional software”

Wade Roush, Travels with Rhody
Recent post: “Second Earth at EmTech 07”

Andy Plesser, Beet.TV
Recent post: “Charles Simonyi, Microsoft Former Chief Architect, Spaceman, Sees the Future of Software Development”

Caleb Booker, Metaversed
Recent post: “EmTech’s Second Earth Panel Hints at 3D Future”

Jason Dowdell, Marketing Shift
Recent post: “MIT Emerging Technology Conference Day 1”

Other conference news items:

Matt Hines, InfoWorld
Article
: “Tech giants chart research goals”

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, InformationWeek
Article: “Big Ideas Aim To Make Tech Easier, But Also Eat Lots of Bandwidth”

Lucas Mearian, Computerworld
Article: “U.S. faces competitive disadvantage from lack of women in tech jobs”

As the conference proceeds, we will continue to post links to blogs and news items from around the Web.

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