Friday, August 05, 2005

Final keynote

The convention closed with a final keynote session hosted, as always, by the brightly clad Nat Torkington...

Nat Torkington in yet another shirt...

First up were the results of the HP Photo Contest, and I was amazed to find out that my photo of Brad had made it onto the finalist list. Although unsurprisingly, considering the quality of some of the other photos, I didn't win.

The conference closed with a talk from Miguel de Icaza talking about the migration to Linux and Open Office at Novell. He discussed the usability labs that Novell are doing, and how they're making extensive use of the Mono Project. According to Miguel,
If you're not running Mono, you're a moron.
and along with a number of digs at Mac OS X, I ran out of fingers trying to count them, he finished off with some impressive demos of the next version of Suse Linux.

...and that's a wrap. You don't have to go home, but you can't sleep here!


  1. Anonymous4:24 pm

    That's me on the right...! Too funny.

  2. Anonymous3:28 am

    major annoyance with mono (and i admit, utterly nontechnical, arbitrary, etc): seeing .exe files on my linux system. i mean, yuck.

  3. I think Miguel's comment might come back to haunt him, I mean, it's not something you really want to say in-front of over 2,000 people. Especially when about 70% of them are using PowerBooks.