CES 2009 - Followup
Jan 13, 2009, 23:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Lake)
"So this year, Linux was king among many of the smaller vendors,
and really, that made it all that much more special. You weren't
treated as a number, or some nameless face. You were treated with
personal attention and with a lot of zeal.
"Another thing I found funny was that I've read (and talked to)
a few people/sites that said that Linux was relatively absent from
CES this year. Actually, I think it had a much greater presense.
The difference was, you had to go hunting for it. Which is what I
did. I started out day 3 with a well organized walking plan. That
lasted about 2 minutes before I ended up abandoning it and just
walking the rows to see who was there. And that was the best thing
that could have happened, because there was a bunch of people who
were there who didn't show up in my initial search for companies