8:41AM: Late start, yikes. Wi-Fi failed but I just snagged Adam's laptop with his fancy cell-network Internets inside.
Johnny, er, somebody, the Wii remote hacker guy from YouTube, just showed a cool virtual whiteboard control scheme using a projector screen and a PC. Very slick.
8:45AM: Matt, CEO, of Kiva comes onstage. Kiva provides micro-loans to small businesses in the developing world to foster development.
For tech, connectivity is the biggest challenge. In Uganda, power was on and off all of the time.
Go to kiva.org to make a loan. And he's out.
8:50AM: Barrett: Africa is coming out of the dark ages. Lots of wireless connectivity there. WiMax is hot. Governments there get it. Devices are becoming cheap and abundant.
8:51AM: Now talking about health care. Time for a micro-nap.
Something about doctors getting reimbursed for using the telephone. Dunno?
8:55AM: A doctor, radologist, is onstage to demo an electronic medical records app.
Hackers in Bogota can now look into records of your colonoscopy.
And he's finished.
9:00AM: Live video link to doctors in India. HMRI, Health Management Research Institute is.... wow, thick accent on that guy.
Ok, I think he just needs a lozenge.
9:04AM: Video link's finished. Now Craig Barrett is talking about energy. Green grass blades in the backdrop.
9:07AM: Next up is our last visitor onstage, Brian McCarthy from Oregon, won SDS science award.
He worked on plastic solar cells instead of silicon. Hoping to make cells cheaper, more plentiful.
Barrett is asking him about deficiences in math and science in K-12 education. McCarthy says it's not all about tests, but about doing things. Internships, after-school programs.
9:10AM: That's done. Barrett is (I think) wrapping his portion of the keynote. Warm fuzzies spill forth.
Go to www.intelchallenge.com. Giving out four $100K prizes for best ideas to use tech to help people "go forward." Telling us to use the Wi-Fi here, but good luck there.
9:14AM: Barrett's done. People are filing out. Is that it?
No, wait. Jen-Hsun is onstage with Gelsinger. Intel is buying Nvidia.
Just kidding. It's over. And sorry, folks. Nothing much new here. Looks like the good stuff will happen in the Gelsinger/Perlmutter keynote at 12:30PM Pacific. Check back then for another attempt!
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