Matt Marshall, editor-in-chief and founder of VentureBeat, kicked off the opening of the DEMO Fall 2010 conference today with a little too much information about his latest date and how she showed off her virtual farm to him. He was making the point that virtual farming didn’t exist a short time ago and now it’s the latest rage in social technology.

Marshall pointed out that the new trends happening in the industry include the new wave of e-commerce, cloud computing, and the growth of social media. Check out Marshall’s presentation, which is getting a little slicker with every new DEMO conference.

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