[Phoenix-pm] Live from YAPC!
scott at illogics.org
Thu Jun 29 12:20:56 PDT 2006
More media... here's a lightning talky thingie where a bunch of people get
convicted. It's following in the joke that the SSV (Something Student Village)
dorm looks like a prison, with all of it's stainless steal and concrete, not to
mention metal mesh and grating. Mostly the talk is pictures of well known
Perl people guissed up as criminals:
It's a lot funnier when it's being ready with the correct inflection etc.
PS: Correcting the previous note (writing these with just brief chunks of time
up until now), the URL is for the previous performance of this which happens
to be non-English. I'm still waiting to see of Audrey's version, which is
English, makes it up as a movie.
On 0, Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
> You MUST view the video of Takesako's YAPC::Asia presentation as performed
> by Audrey.
> Think that's Japanese.
> Ingy shuffled his slives before giving his talk (actually, as he started his talk) --
> on purpose. Half of them are on topic. Half of them are funny. All of them are
> Everyone is on the irc.perl.org #yapc channel talking about the presentations as
> they happen/conclude. Still laptops everywhere. Someone just got gonged off
> stage when they hit their time limit.
> Jose sublet out his lightning talk and is giving his friends all 30 seconds to
> read their proffered up half arsed technology predictions and it's funny as heck.
> Oh, and now it's theater, involving Damian. And Randal.
> On 0, Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
> > Hi Phoenix.PM,
> > Wow. Okay, I knew Randal threw a big party every year. I didn't know everyone was invited.
> > I'm just back from that, about 1:30 am local time. I blogged whining about not meeting
> > people and the talks being boring. Well, I met a bunch of people and saw some cool
> > talks. Everyone loosens up in the evening but the concentration of 400 programmers in
> > one place is intense during the day. They did an auction and I got a limited edition
> > Larry Wall action figure. Got to ride the train back with Larry Wall. At one point,
> > we were switching trains and were standing on the platform. He pulled out a small
> > compass of the sphere variety, looked at it, and commented to those in earshot that every
> > memory of his is tagged with a direction he was facing, right or wrong. Met a bunch
> > of other interesting people and a bunch of other people of fame, but I'm going to not
> > list them because that's silly. Everyone is extremely easy going. Have a small clip
> > of video I'll try to rip (camcorder, not $10 camera) of Larry Wall being auctioned off
> > (for lunch). Talks are starting to appear on line. Here are some links to slides
> > and such:
> > http://pugs.blogs.com/talks/yapcna-deploy-perl6.swf
> > http://www.pmichaud.com/2006/pres/yapc-perl6/slide.html
> > http://perlcabal.org/~gaal/peek/index.html
> > http://www.pmichaud.com/2006/pres/yapc-parsers/slide.html (to become valid some point tomorrow)
> > http://blog.bulknews.net/mt/archives/iTunesHacks-YAPCNA.pdf
> > http://wgz.org/chromatic/talks/perl_hacks.tar.gz
> > http://pugscode.org/talks/oscon05/movies.html
> > More are at http://yapcchicago.org/wiki/index.cgi?YAPCSlides but those were my
> > favorites (in no particular order).
> > The campus is beautiful. I've had apartments smaller -- and not as nice -- as the SSV
> > double dorms. I could write an essay on just that: the wrap-around floor to ceiling
> > windows, the furniture, large bathroom with shower and toilet a room off of the
> > bathroom, curved aircraft like "hull", patios on the top floor for parties that don't
> > disturb your neighbors, etc, etc. IIT is largely an architecture school and they
> > walk the walk. Some people complain about the bare cement and metal, but I think
> > it fits nicely with the idea of "postmodernism" with the exposed ducts and all that
> > that Larry described as a Perlish philosphy in one of his early State of the Onion
> > addresses. And while it lacks some superficial comforts such as carpet (ick), it
> > has others, such as breaks in the building with mini gardens so that the rooms on the
> > end have a view too, and the top floor patios and commons areas. The architect
> > also eliminated the long-dark-hall syndome. The main halls house the commons areas,
> > main desk on the first floor, elevator landings, etc, and are glass on both sides.
> > The halves of the building connected by this hall have an internal, non-day-lit
> > hall, but the tunnel effect is offset by the main hall being daylit and open.
> > More than anything else, YAPC seems to be one huge retreat for hard core and
> > aspring Perl goons, with technical meetings all day long and social meeting
> > into the night. Calling it a con underemphasizes the closeness of the community.
> > -scott
> > On 0, Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
> > > http://slowass.net/~scott/larry_talks_people_listen.jpg
> > >
> > > Other animated gif is still uploading. Sorry.
> > >
> > > -scott
> > >
> > > On 0, Scott Walters <scott at illogics.org> wrote:
> > > > http://slowass.net/~scott/larry_at_yapc.gif
> > > >
> > > > If people are interested I'll try to get some better pics. $10 camera. Sorry.
> > > > There are a hell of a lot of laptops in the audiance.
> > > >
> > > > -scott
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