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Photos: Web 2.0 Expo

San Francisco plays host to the annual conference dedicated to all things Web 2.0.

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Web 2.0 Expo

The Web 2.0 Expo took place this week at Moscone West in San Francisco. Throughout the four-day event, participants attended keynote speeches and sessions from industry leaders, browsed the Expo Hall, and got a chance to hear what's next for the industry.
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Tim O'Reilly, the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, speaks at Web 2.0 Expo 2009 on Wednesday.
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Sunil Bhargava and Doug Renert of Tandem Enterprises ride the escalators inside Moscone West before Friday morning's keynote speeches.
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Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda takes the stage at the Web 2.0 Expo.
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During an onstage chat on Wednesday at the Web 2.0 Expo, Stephen Elop, Microsoft's president of the business division, disputed Tim O'Reilly's contention that Microsoft's traditional office applications are not making, and may not be able to make, a successful transition to the Web.
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Will Wright

Will Wright, creator of the Sim City and Sims franchises, is interviewed by John Battelle at the Web 2.0 Expo.
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Qask

Gabriel Blacc-Laine, vice president of sales and marketing at Qtask, demonstrates his company's Web-based services on the expo floor Thursday.
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Palm Inc.'s Michael Abbott

Palm's Michael Abbott onstage at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco.
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Author Douglas Rushkoff

Author Douglas Rushkoff discusses business, technology, and his book "How the Web Ate the Economy, and Why This Is Good for Everyone."
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Web 2.0 martini

The expo floor was crowded Thursday evening when the booths served beer and cocktails as part of the hall pub crawl.
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TechWeb's Jennifer Pahlka is the co-chair and general manager of Web 2.0 Expo.
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Nitobi at Launch Pad

Nitobi presents its app-building tool, PhoneGap, during the Launchpad event Thursday.
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Threadless' Jeffrey Kalmikoff snaps a picture from the stage before his interview.
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Threadless interview

Threadless founder Jake Nickell and Chief Creative Officer Jeffrey Kalmikoff chat with TechWeb's Jennifer Pahlka at the expo Friday.

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