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Video Scenes From the Women's Conference (Even Barbie!)

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Here is a video of some scenes from the Women’s Conference in Long Beach, Calif., that took place all day yesterday.

BoomTown was there to moderate a tech panel–you can see video interviews with all the panelists here.

The huge conference, attended by 24,000 people, was organized by California First Lady Maria Shriver, who can be seen on this video talking about the recent death of her mother.

And CBS (CBS) news anchor Katie Couric weighs in on resilience.

Here’s my video from the conference:


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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