TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in SF

Today was the start of TechCrunch's innovation and start-up conference, Disrupt 2012 in SF, which featured a cast of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and start-ups speaking on the best practices for navigating the often crowded world of tech company incubation.
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Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday in San Francisco where he urged the audience "to disrupt our democracy and hack our politics to better reflect the purpose of our people."
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Dave Morin, Path

Dave Morin of Path, a mobile personal network photo sharing and messaging service.
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Start-ups galore

The hallways of the San Francisco Design Center are packed with start-ups pitching everything from dating sites to baby wear, news feeds, and cloud services.
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Ben Horowitz

A morning fireside chat with Ben Horowitz from Andreessen Horowitz and Bill Campbell of Intuit Monday at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.
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News Corp.'s Joel Klein

News Corp's Joel Klein at Tech Crunch Disrupt Monday in San Francisco.
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Garage Coders

Mobile programmers Garage Coders in the 'Mexican Pavillion' at TechCrunch Disrupt, which features international start-ups. Garage Coders made Call Suite, the app for iPhone they say makes your smartphone even smarter.
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Twitter's Jack Dorsey

Twitter's Jack Dorsey said today during his keynote at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco that everyone can be a disruptor, that we are all founders, urging the audience to question current ideas and look at the world in new ways.
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FanWire collects your favorites

FanWire collects all your favorite media into a network that gives Fans central hub of the best in celebrities, music, or sports.
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Start-up Alley

In Start-up Alley, there's more pitches than MLB's National League Championship Series.
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Eye tracking software

The Eye Tribe creates software that let's you interact with your phone or tablet just by looking at it. Activate the screen, scroll Web sites, and play games using just your eyes to direct the cursor.
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You need glasses

Need new glasses? Ditto provides a way to virtually try on glasses, so you know how you're going to look before you buy.
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Jessica Alba

Celebrity actress turned turbo mommy Jessica Alba told the tech crowd all about baby wipes.
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Disrupting disruptors

Disrupting Yesterday’s Disruptors: Paving the Way for the Millennials: From left to right, moderator Alexia Tsotsis of TechCrunch, Nate Blecharczyk (Airbnb), Leah Busque (TaskRabbit), Brit Morin (brit.co), and John Zimmer (Lyft)
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Gyft mobile gift cards

Gyft pitches their mobile gift cards, and draws people in with a tower of cupcakes.
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Lit Motors

Lit Motors pitched its innovative, low-cost $12,000 motorcycle car hybrid vehicle.
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Salman Khan

Salman Khan of Khan Academy, an online education tutorial site, discusses how he unexpectedly democratized education on the Web.
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Reid Hoffman

During his interview with entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman, Michael Arrington focused on the fundamentals of the ultra wealthy, finding out what it's like to be THIS rich, and how frequently Hoffman hires private jets.
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