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Day One at D: Dive Into Media 2013, in Pictures and Tweets

Greetings from Dana Point, Calif., where D: Dive Into Media 2013 is in full swing. We’ve been tweeting, Facebooking, Instagramming and Vining, and so have our wonderful attendees. Here’s what we (and they) saw at Day One of #DMedia:

Day One at #DMedia, in Pictures and Tweets

Storified by Eric Scott Johnson· Mon, Feb 11 2013 20:10:08

@pkafka’s #dmedia in 5… 4 … Paczkowski
Room with a view. #DMediaBrooke Hammerling
Behind the scenes, Team ATD gets ready for #dmedia @ The Ritz-Carlton, Dana Point Scott Johnson
Happening now at #dmedia: check-ins, the welcome reception, and (most importantly) schwag bag pick-up. Things D
Highlight of my day: peeping @pkafka getting his makeup did #dmediaJason Del Rey
"They plucked my eyebrows" – a grimacing @pkafka prior to taking stage #dmediaJason Del Rey
Backstage at #dmedia and @waltmossberg and @karaswisher are very nervous!pkafka
Xbox by the Numbers: 76M Devices, and They’re Not All Used by DudesThough it may be seven years old, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 still sells millions per year. The Xbox install base is now 76 million, up from 70…
Microsoft’s Nancy Tellem and Yusuf Mehdi talk the future of Xbox and original content at #dmedia.All Things D
Microsoft Fancies Itself a Content Producer, AgainMicrosoft is once again looking at being a content creator. It’s a path that the company has trotted down in the past several times, usua…
#dmedia @pkafka not letting Microsoft off the hook on these questionsbernyau
Microsoft Talks Up Xbox 360 While Staying Mum on its SuccessorMicrosoft is no doubt cooking up the next Xbox in Redmond, but the company isn’t yet ready to share details. "All I’ll say about our curr…
Brian Haberlin from Anomaly Productions demos his augmented-reality graphic novel at #dmedia.All Things D
Anomaly Productions Brings Interactive Twist to Graphic NovelsA well-written book can make the characters come to life in the mind of a reader. But one media company is also using technology to help …
Anomaly showing a book that interacts with an app #dmedia Sullivan
The book is dead, long live the book (with the companion ipad app that turns it into a virtual universe!) #dmediaAmit Paunikar
Setting Up Shop in the Valley and NYC, Samsung Aims to Boost Its Software SideOver the past year, Samsung’s quiet Silicon Valley presence has grown from a whisper to a shout as the consumer electronics behemoth turn…
Samsung’s David Eun talks with @karaswisher about the company’s push into startup entrepreneurship. #dmediaAll Things D
.@samsung products are connected to the Internet but not connected to each other. Strong brand may have a brand problem. #dmediaScott Kane
David Eun On Samsung’s Silicon Valley InvasionDavid Eun once led Google and YouTube’s partnerships with media companies, turning their sometimes adversarial relationships into licensi…
Oh yes, he did: Samsung’s EVP David Eun just used the word "frenemy"to describe Google. #dmediaKatie Boehret
@kabster728 That term has officially jumped the shark.Michael D. Rubin
Behind the scenes, our #dmedia team is working hard, liveblogging. @lizgannes @inafried @JohnPaczkowski @HeyHeyESJ Boehret
Not bad at all: Check out the view from our #dmedia press room. Boehret
Dish’s Charlie Ergen Says He Doesn’t Want to Kill Ads, For RealThe new version of Dish’s Hopper lets customers watch any show they’ve paid to see, on any device they want, when and where they want to …
Dish’s Ergen: "I don’t want to kill ads. I think advertising is great. I also don’t wnat to put my head in the sand. The world is changing:Ina Fried
Charlie ergen is not against advertising, just for more targeted advertising #DmediaMichael Glantz
Dish Network co-founder (and former CEO) Charlie Ergen talks the Hopper, pay TV and time-shifting at #dmedia.All Things D
What’s the best way to avoid conversation? Sit at a table with 5 guys blogging: #dmedia
Dish Chairman: "I Think People Are Cutting the Cord"Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen rejected the mainstream position of TV companies that a significant number of people are skipping cable or sa…
"People will steal it if you don’t make it easy to buy it" says Charlie Ergen at #dmedia $DISHJulia Boorstin
Charlie Ergen – "I think people are cutting the cord!" – #dmedia He is really talking about "cord-nevers" – NOT "cord-cutters!".Bernard Gershon
Dish’s Charlie Ergen: When the kids want to watch a football game they come to my house. When I go to theirs, all I get is Netflix. #dmediaAlex Pham
Charlie Ergen on Dish’s Company Culture: It’s Not That We’re Mean, It’s That We’re Like an Indiana Jones MovieDish chairman and co-founder Charlie Ergen is well-known for being combative both inside and outside the office. Ergen specifically addre…
Ergun is like that uncle you love whom you suspect may have once served time. Hard time. #dmediaAmy Dickinson
ergen’s gonna be a tough act to follow. yow. #dmediaJohn Paczkowski

But he will be followed, and in force — Tuesday’s guests include Hearst Magazines’ David Carey, Intel’s Erik Huggers, Google’s Nikesh Arora, Will Arnett, and Interscope Geffen’s Jimmy Iovine. So stay tuned!