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Entries Tagged as 'Conferences'

42 Hours at SxSW

March 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Nights Out, Travel

Yes, that’s right, I spent an entire 42 hours at South by Southwest Interactive 2009. For this experience I travelled over 10,000 miles, took 4 aircraft, spent 2 hours in holding patterns, and ended up with one very tired body… Was it worth it? Without question, absolutely.
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BIL Conference - LON, LAX, SFO, LON in 100 Hours!

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Nights Out, Travel

The latest instalment of my crazy life took place on the west coast of the united states, a place generally quite close to my heart, not only for being geek mecca, but because I genuinely feel at home in San Francisco. But I jump ahead. The plan was a long weekend stateside at BIL Conference, [...]

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West Coast Weekender

February 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Conferences, Insanity, Travel

This is going to be short and sweet because I don’t want to spend my precious little time in San Francisco on the interwebs. I’ve been at BIL conference this weekend and it was amazing. I don’t think I can actually put my thought about it into words right now even if I wanted to. 
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The Morning After - From Malaga to Gibraltar

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments · Conferences, Travel

The conference I was attending in Malaga, unsurprisingly, threw their closing party the evening before I was due to fly back to London. This combination normally works well, you come home late, pass out, wake up and take a cab to the airport a few hours before your flight leaves. This doesn’t work so well [...]

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My First Speaking Gig - FOWA Dublin 2009

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments · Conferences, Travel

I’ve been invited by the guys at carsonified to speak at their latest addition to the conference circuit, FOWA Dublin 2009. I’m totally excited about this, and simultaneously petrified at the same time, given that I’m going to be talking about “The future is Ruby without Rails.” And DHH will also be speaking at the [...]

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