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Kara Visits Web 2.0 Summit: Day 2

Here’s some more video from the halls of Web 2.0 Summit, which is taking place this week in San Francisco.

Look to John Paczkowski of Digital Daily for liveblogging from the conference yesterday, which included appearances by Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and eBay’s Meg Whitman.

Today is the final day, with digital bigshots onstage like: AT&T’s Randall Stephenson, Mike Volpi of Joost and Uber-VC John Doerr.

Of course, most of the action–as always–takes place in the halls of the Palace Hotel, where the schmoozing never stops. We hung out for a bit yesterday and asked everyone their thoughts on the latest hot trend and ridiculous hype. Incredibly, the answer to both was Facebook!

Here’s a video of the scene from Day 2:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus