WIRED NextFest – Introduction

Wired NextFest Logo The fourth annual WIRED NextFest event begins today in Los Angeles, California. Running through Sunday, the event will feature technology exhibits and demonstrations. In addition, the X Prize Foundation will announce their new space prize.

Thursday is Education Day, with 4th through 12th graders and their teachers filling the LA Convention Center for an early peak at the technology goodness. There will be robots and consumer electronics, new medical gear, transportation advances, interactive demonstrations, and much more.

The morning begins with an opening ceremony followed by the X Prize press conference. Frontier Channel will be attending both events as well as a taking a sneak peek tour of the exhibits.

Published by Richard Leis

Richard Leis is a poet and writer living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in or is forthcoming from Impossible Archetype and The Laurel Review. A work of flash fiction is forthcoming from Cold Creek Review. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published online at Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review's Fairy-Tale Files. Richard is also Downlink Lead for HiRISE at the University of Arizona.