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This week bore witness to two high-profile technology conferences at which a number of aspiring entrepreneurs presented their latest inventions. That’s right, we’re pitting TechCrunch’s Disrupt 2011 conference against Demo 2011.
In the interest of full disclosure, the Washington Post has a content sharing agreement with TechCrunch. And, did we mention this is an entirely non-scientific poll?
When it comes to technology, baby boomers are far from slouches. In fact, they are so engaged in the latest gadgets that a senior VP of AARP made an appearance at the technology conference Demo 2011. In addition, AARP appeared alongside trendier sponsors such as Microsoft BizSpark and Alcatel-Lucent.
AARP’s senior vice president of thought leadership, Jody Holtzman, had his reasons for being there — all 78 million of them.