It is the year 2049, and humanity is on the brink of extinction. Tania Deeley has always been told that she's a rarity: a human child in a world where most children are sophisticated androids manufactured by Oxted Corporation. When a decline in global fertility ensued, it was the creation of these near-perfect human copies, called teknoids, that helped to prevent the utter collapse of society.
"Amazing Coming of Age Story"
How has Intuit, the financial software application provider, been transformed by the Internet? CEO William Campbell describes Intuit's partnership with the search engine Excite to create the site Quicken.com. Together, the two companies connect with nine million people looking for personal finance information online. Highlights of Campbell's talk include advice on creating an online community, managing and distributing online content, and a look at online revenue models.