Avery, sshuttle, and bup at LinuxFest Northwest (Bellingham, WA) April 30
Where: LinuxFest Northwest conference (Bellingham, WA)
When: 1:30-3:30 on Saturday, April 30 (conf runs all weekend)
You might think that now that I live in New York, I would stop doing presentations on the West coast. But no. Ironically, right after moving to New York, I'll have done three separate presentations (four, if you count this one as two) on the West coast in a single calendar month.
In this particular case, it's because I proposed my talks back when I lived in BC, when Bellingham was a convenient one-hour drive from Vancouver's ferry terminal. Now it's a day-long trip across the continent (and twice across the US/Canada border). But oh well, it should be fun.
Also, I foolishly took someone's advice from a Perl conference one time (was it Damian Conway?) and proposed *two* talks, under the theory that if you propose two talks, you double your chances that the conference admins might find one of them interesting, but of course nobody would be crazy enough to give you *two* time slots. Clearly this theory is crap, because this is the second time I've tried it out, and in both cases *both* of my talks have been selected. Thanks a lot.
The good news is that at least they're in consecutive time slots. So while I'll be hoarse by the end, I only have to psych myself up once.
Bellingham is convenient to reach from Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland, among other places, and the conference is free, so take your chance to come see it! If you like open source, it promises to be... filled with open source.
Um, and I promise to start writing something other than my presentation
schedule in this space again soon. I realize how annoying it is when a
blog diary turns into a glorified presentation schedule.
I'm working on it.
Update 2011/05/02: By popular request, my slides from the conference: