I will be going to The Hackers Conference. I was surprised that I had never heard of it before, since this is the 25th one! It is not for profit. But it is (obviously) low-key. I met one of the organizers randomly at a music performance at ATA, and he said the original organizers made it low key after CBS went to one of their early conferences and vilified hackers in their story. I think the climate in the mainstream media are opening way up for us now, but the tradition of low-key lives on. <BR>
Anyway, I'm way looking forward to checking out The Hacker Conference after I get back from China. I'll be doing a workshop (showing people how to make cool things with microcontrollers -- of course!), giving a Show & Tell, and probably giving a talk, or two.<BR>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 18:13:54 -0700<BR>From: firstname.lastname@example.org<BR>To: email@example.com<BR>Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] hacker conference nov 6-8th?<BR><BR><BR>oh, yes, hackerZ my bads :P<BR><BR>Yah the fee is covers food and lodging. i doubt it's run for profit. still, the cost can be a barrier for some so scholarships are also considered. <BR><BR>I asked when i dropped by Noisebridge and heard some folks might be going -- i thought i should hit this list and see. by the way, I'm impressed with NB. i'd be a regular if I was in the Bay Area more --and I hope to drop by again if I can travel thru SF on my way. so there ya go.<BR><BR>SO, if you do know someone please forward my request on? Much Appreciated. Thanks.<BR><BR>Cheers,<BR>-Tzara<BR><BR><BR><BR>Al Billings wrote:
<BLOCKQUOTE cite=mid:4ADF6EC3.firstname.lastname@example.org><PRE>On 10/21/09 1:27 PM, Meredith L. Patterson wrote:
<BLOCKQUOTE><PRE>And which costs something like $1200, if memory serves.
</PRE></BLOCKQUOTE><PRE>I only personally know one person who goes and it didn't come up. I
wouldn't be surprised though.
</PRE></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 1:17 PM, <SPAN dir=ltr><<A>email@example.com</A>></SPAN> wrote:<BR><BR>Hello.<BR><BR>Anyone headed from SF to the hacker conference near San Cruz, Nov 6-8th??<BR><BR>I'll be flying from PDX to SFO (rather than direct to SJC) and looking<BR>for a ride, have $ for gas down on Friday back on Sunday. Unless folks<BR>are headed by train, but maybe we can travel together anyway?<BR><BR>I'm pretty flexible on travel times, and wont be carrying much. email<BR>or call.<BR><BR>-Tzara<BR>503.407.3545                                            </body>