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Strong Finish

by Derrick Story
02/12/2004

Before the Session Begins

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Rael Dornfest, conference program chair, chats with Fiona Romero before her Wednesday afternoon talk, "Yknow - For Kids: Social Software for Children".

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Fiona Romero on Kids

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Fiona Romero discussed the importance of developers and content managers designing an Internet that is safe for children so they are not excluded from the benefits available online.

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Cory Doctorow During Session

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Collaoration is ongoing and not only online. Here Cory Doctorow looks on during one of the Wednesday afternoon sessions.

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Robotics on the Expo Floor

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ActiveMedia Robotics, LLC attracted plenty of attention on the Expo floor as employees demoed one of their robotic products. The Expo was open on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Working Hands

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Esther Dyson working on her laptop during a Wednesday session.

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Ongoing Collaboration

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Laptops are open and ideas are exchanged constantly, both during sessions and outside of them.

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Nelson Minar on Google

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Nelson Minar shows why Google is harder than it looks during his Wednesday afternoon talk by the same name.

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Full House

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Many of the sessions were extreamly full. Here is a full house listening to Nelson Minar give an inside look at Google.

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Don Norman on Emotional Design

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The final day of the conference, Thursday, began with Don Norman of the Nielsen Norman Group talking about the principles of emotional design and how developers can apply these principles to their work to create more attractive products.

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