Photos: Emerging technologies at MIT

Photos: Emerging technologies at MIT

Summary: Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Kresge Auditorium -- the site of MIT's Emerging Technology Conference -- on a clear, crisp, cool morning just before the September 2005 edition of the event.

TOPICS: Laptops

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  • MIT Media Labs director Nicholas Negroponte presenting his $100 laptop project to attendees at MIT's September 2005 Emerging Technologies Conference. By 2007, the project -- known as OLPC or One Laptop Per Child -- plans to equip the world's children with rugged self-powered notebooks at a rate of 150 million per year (three times the world's current notebook production rate).

  • The masters of ceremonies for MIT's September 2005 Emerging Technologies Conference. Pictured is MIT Technology Review editor Robert Buderi [left] and editor-in-chief/publisher Jason Pontin moments before they took the stage to introduce Nicholas Negroponte.

  • Numenta founder (formerly of Palm and Handspring) Jeff Hawkins takes the stage at MIT's September 2005 Emerging Technologies Conference to discuss the idea of hierarchical temporal memory (HTM). Hawkins has written extensively about the idea in his book On Intelligence.

Topic: Laptops

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