Early last Friday morning I flew out of DFW on my way to D.C. for ShmooCon. I arrived in D.C. at noon after the pilot of my plane aborted the first landing and had to make a second approach. I forgot just how difficult the approach is flying into Reagan National Airport. If I recall correctly planes must maintain a minimum altitude and have to make an odd approach all [...]
My presentation earlier today went very well. Other than a few technical difficulties with the A/V setup regarding my laptop audio and running out of time with about 4 slides and my conclusion left and having to rush through the end, I was very happy with it. Slides in various formats and video of my talk can be found here.
Last wednesday we had our second AHA! technical meeting at the Austin Public Library. For anyone that didn't know, the various branches of the APL have meeting and conference rooms available for use by the public if you can prove a non-profit status. So far I'm really happy with the format of the meetings being a bunch of "turbo-talks" (presentations under 15 minutes in length). Not only does it keep [...]
Apparently, some time a couple weeks ago, the ToorCon speaker schedule was updated. I'm now no longer up against Chris Eagle, but am now up against spoonm speaking about reversing with Ruby. I don't know if this change will help or hurt my talk's attendance... Both of them are excellent speakers with excellent topics, and my topic really is kinda blah unless your a telephony geek. I may end up [...]