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A View from MIT TR Editors

Conference News from Valleywag

Valleywag’s Owen Thomas gives his opinions on EmTech08 happenings.

  • September 24, 2008

Here are a few of the posts from Owen Thomas, managing editor of Valleywag.com:

Technology Review editor addicted to Twitter, gossip
I’m here in the hub of the universe for EmTech, a conference thrown by Technology Review, MIT’s magazine of self-importance. Jason Pontin, who is the magazine’s editor-in-chief, publisher, and whatever title he’s added last week…read more

Ethanol investor wants to kill the electric car
At MIT’s EmTech conference, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla made a shocking assertion: Electric cars are irrelevant. Unless some unlikely breakthrough in battery technology comes about…read more

Gina Bianchini lurks outside the walled garden
“That is not my presentation, although it would be very sexy if it were,” said Ning CEO Gina Bianchini, as she took the stage at MIT’s EmTech conference here, with someone else’s Windows desktop blown up on a screen behind her…read more

A gigantic picture of Robert Scoble for no reason
Fast Company videoblogger Robert Scoble, who has discovered in the Web a popularity which escaped him in high school, has been moderating a panel…read more

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