Category Archives: WWDC

Thoughts on Tech Conferences

This post is being, um, posted from the venue for GOTO Copenhagen 2012. It’s the end result of a few months of reflection on what I get out of conferences, what I want to get out of conferences, what I … Continue reading

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So you’re off to WWDC

Jeff has updated his excellent WWDC first-timer’s guide, and I thought I’d augment that with some things I’ve noticed. The easiest and cheapest way to get from SFO to San Francisco is via BART. Once you get to the arrivals … Continue reading

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WWDC wind-down

As everyone is getting on their respective planes and flying back to their respective homelands, it’s time to look back on what happened and what the conference means. The event itself was great fun, as ever. Meeting loads of new … Continue reading

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Prepping for WWDC

With the obvious first question being which parties do I go to? See you there?

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WWDC day 00000000000000000000000000000101

Technically day five isn’t over yet, but with just one session and a taxi ride remaining I doubt I’m going to get anything prematurely wrong here. In fact, I’m no longer entirely sure that I’ll remain awake through the rest … Continue reading

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WWDC day four

Not so many sessions attended today – partly because I’ve reached the limit of what the human physiology can achieve on a diet of coffee and doughnuts. But also due to ducking out of sessions to meet with ex-NeXT guys, … Continue reading

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WWDC: afp548 Venn competition

I, with some help from Ken and the guys, did a better job.

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WWDC day three

Today was not quite a full day, so I managed to spend about an hour or so milling around Yerba Buena park, doing a little gift shopping and generally existing outside of the Mascarpone centre. Also put in another update … Continue reading

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WWDC day 2

Tuesday is typically associated with “starting to learn stuff” at WWDC, and today was definitely spent learning stuff. Learning, for instance, that doughnuts are considered adequate breakfast material, or that if you are prepared to pay the tiny wi-fi fee … Continue reading

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WWDC – day one

The WWDC keynote is always an odd event to attend. It’s put on for the benefit of the investors and the media, with the developers being invited purely to act as braying masses expressing their adulation for His Steveness. It’s … Continue reading

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