Wrap up the Powerbook cord and follow Esther Dyson to the next con — the D Conference winds down today. For actual news from people who are there, check out the Wall Street Journal's blog. (Favorite post: Turning the schmaltz up to 11.) For trumped-up news filtered through the snark machine, look no further. Photos by ZDNet reporter Dan Farber.

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


It's every boy's wet dream: get topless with Martha Stewart. At any rate, that guy in the shades looks jealous.

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


Al Gore, confused by the scenery, spent the whole time asking when the shuttle would blast off.

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


"I never attend a conference without my Wubby."

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


J. Peterman: "Elaine, you may call it Myanmar, but it will always be Burma to me."

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


"Ahahahaha, ahaha, aha...yes, yes, I am the love child of Steve Rubel and Tucker Carlson."

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


After host Kara Swisher was pried out from under the statesman's body, Mossberg wrote, "Lesson Learned: Don't offer Al Gore cake."

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


My god, Blodgett, you don't have to say yes to every conference invite.

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


Sandwiched between Al Gore and a big techie journalisty guy, Esther Dyson can't help but make an "I am cute and tiny!" face.

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


A moment of silence for the Guy Who Forgot to Bring Collared Shirts. (Don't be that guy.)

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


"No," says blog publisher Arianna Huffington, "I don't have any spare change. Now move away, you're standing in front of my Prius."

Geek out: Al Gore lunges and Martha befriends a topless boy at D Conference


Walt Mossberg: "Whatever you do, let's please not make Marissa Mayer giggle."

Photos: D Conference [Dan Farber on Flickr]