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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  • 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.

  • One of the first prototypes of the $100 laptop, the result of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project currently underway at the MIT Media Labs under the direction of Media Lab director Nicholas Negroponte. Negroponte considers the project to be the most important one of his life.

Topic: Laptops

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