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FOOCamp 2007: Saturday - Mark Atwood — LiveJournal
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FOOCamp 2007: Saturday
Sessions attended
  • Distributed Configuration Management. Where we talk about git, hg, svk, and the evil cm system that must not be named.
  • Distributing Social Networking Sites. Getting rid of the central corporate and network control of online social networks.
  • Saving 10,000 lives a year by chilling heart attack victims with cold breathable fluid
  • Scaling with EC2 and Amazon Web Services. Can it be used? Can it be trusted? What do we think?
  • MoveMyData. Getty Images are evil, do something better.
  • Lighting Rounds. Talk fast about amazing stuff!


Cool stuff
  • I started the day with a shower, from a high flow showerhead, in a hotel, in a California!
  • Somebody showed up in a helicopter.
  • I burned the BlackPegasus icon into the lid of my laptop with Chris DiBona's laser etcher.
  • I had a drink of the most amazing single cask whiskey.
  • The food is good, the wine is very good

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fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: June 27th, 2007 09:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
The guy doing the spirits session actually talked about whisky vs whiskey but now I can't recall which was which.

I don't know which particular one it was, and I don't think the guy who brought it did either. He got it from a company that buys single casks out of the mfgr's, tests and samples them, and then sells them in numbered lots, which only the providence of "this is really good, trust us".
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