You can hear the best presentations at some of the best high tech conferences without paying large attendance fees and without travel. Just click on over to IT Conversations where you can stream or download keynote speeches, interviews, and talks by the likes of Jeff Bezos, Malcom Gladwell, Tim O'Reilly, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gibson and others in the digital limelight who have recently given talks at high-priced conferences. It's a great service. Audio quality is fine. (This site will soon offer the monthly Long Now Seminar series on long-term thinking I'm involved with.) I hope they can land other fine venues. It's a much more civilized way to keep current.