But surely signs of the recession were abundant, and our crack team of photojournalists (a.k.a., me, Nicole Ferraro, with a Sony Cyber-shot) caught them on camera.
Take a look at our Slideshow from the 2009 Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco for evidence of the recession (some real, some completely fabricated) by clicking the photo below. Be sure to also share your comments on the boards.
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Taking a "Hillslope" view of slide 15, it is crystla clear that the lady at the center showed no signs of the prevailing economic times. The lady looked like one who had successful dodge Madoof's ponzy scheme and is having a life far beyond that of Google even in this dire economic times.Can you just brief us on how you successfully navigate the economic slum??I'm really desperate to know.
On a more serious note, those are fantastic and great slides!!
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