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.

Richard Leis

Richard Leis

Richard Leis (he/him/his) lives in Tucson, Arizona where he writes poetry and fiction, attends and teaches writing workshops at the Writers Studio Tucson, and works for HiRISE, a team in the Lunar & Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona with a camera in orbit around Mars onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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