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Of Booze and Brogrammers

Apr 18, 2012, 14:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Unlike the O'Reilly conferences, Usenix LISA has kept their BOFs, going all evening each evening of the conference. Rather than help vendors sponsor parties, they encourage vendors to sponsor BOFs with refreshments. As a result, the BOFs at LISA are very well attended; I'd estimate that 2/3 of the conference attendees stay all evening for the BOFs.

Due to my lack of academic credentials, I usually can't get a PostgreSQL talk into the main program at LISA, but this doesn't bother me because the BOFs are so awesome

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