The trip was sooooo long. Took 9 hours, and the navigation was rough until we switched from google to to VZ Nav. Almost got hit by a guy in the Mountains. It was interesting.
The Pre-Party was awesome, i sat down at the corner booth with Dann, Linc, Allan, Art, and Snkmchnb. With me was Pegwole and abobrien13, then the Verbal’s came and Nick was there at one point… what I’m trying to get at is the server had no idea where any one was, or who all had been there so Dann bought everything… wild. He also took his and snacky’s steak fat wrapped them in cocktail napkins and put them in his pocket to attack Klaatu with (which he did… the lols we epic). Then more drinking happened and much bullshitting.
zonkers talk was ok, a little bland. one good thing he brought up was not waiting the for the media to write stories about your project but rather you should write the story yourself and become a free lance writter.
Wendy’s talk was all stuff i had heard before but i am strange in that manner
HADOPI, french 3 strikes
MPAA recording a dvd with a camcorder
Keith’s talk was about how the open invention network is fighting patent trolls
hes a little dry, find myself multitasking
he is putting shit on Microsoft
I missed the next couple of talks bullshitting with the awesome people at the FSF booth, I was gonna see Icculas’ talk about Linux Gaming but was late and it was full. Then I was gonna see Chris DiBona but it was beyond standing room. So i did more hanging out.
Dave took Art, Pegwole, and I to this awesome Ice Cream place that was on campus.
Then I was used as an example in Chad’s talk. He thinks I look like the wrong type of person to have talk to school board members and such. And it was a good talk.
then We all saw Pail Freilds ending keynote, which really wasn’t as good as Zonkers but was good.
The After-Party was more of the same from the Pre-Party. I spent a lot of time drinking with Heathenx (who kept feeding me with drink tickets) and then tried to be on TiT Radio but crashed out.
Overall: The Fest was awesome nothing went wrong, but for some reason Rockhopper’s (the Place the party was) and the Hotel (right across the street) had the worst water ever. I tasted like someone chlorinated the crap out of Well water. A bunch of people got sick from it.
Here are my Tweets and Dents from/about the event and the trip:
# wow i hope bashpodder finishes running before i leave for #SELF or ill be reading the crap out of the scp manpage 🙂 7:53 PM Jun 11th
# Awake, thus starting todays adventure 4:07 AM Jun 12th
# Just had a pitstop we are 37 miles I-64 in the bloody middle of nowhere #self 8:52 AM Jun 12th
# Arguing about #tags. 9:04 AM Jun 12th
# Bloody back is killing me 11:35 AM Jun 12th
# You lose. #thegame 1:09 PM Jun 12th
# In South Carolina FINALLY!!! #self 2:43 PM Jun 12th
# OH: hold my beer so I can f&*k him in the a*s. #self 7:37 PM Jun 12th
# took 2,619 #steps today but i sat in a car for 9 hours sooooooo im not gonna pis[s] and moan about it 9:00 PM Jun 12th
# any #self attendies [sic] still up? 9:09 PM Jun 12th
# going to bed, but would someone attending #SELF let me know how they are getting to the conference? im in the #comfortinn, & waketime is 745 9:17 PM Jun 12th
# good morning up at 6:49 AM too pumped to sleep any more #SELF is gonna be awesome 3:50 AM Jun 13th
# @Peter64: we are in Clemson but as of 7.00AM local time the show is 2 hours out. gonna go get some breakfast and then walk over 4:01 AM Jun 13th
# well my RN was taken on #facebook so I took “facebook.com/threethirty” 4:41 AM Jun 13th
# At Zonker’s keynote. Clemson has a sweet guest login system #self 6:09 AM Jun 13th
# The verbal’s just came in #self 6:13 AM Jun 13th
# @pegwole: thats because you ARE evil 6:21 AM Jun 13th
# @pegwole you might want to put you mobile on vibe before someone calls you 6:25 AM Jun 13th
# Attending Wendy Seltzers #DMCA talk #self 7:05 AM Jun 13th
# @pegwole: ROFLMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!! 7:14 AM Jun 13th
# lol wendy just brought up the MPAA “record your dvd’s” video, serious lols #self 7:31 AM Jun 13th
# Wow im tired 8:27 AM Jun 13th
# watching the final keynote of #self. Missed a couple of talks talking to people from the !fsf. but this was a great event ty @daveyates 2:37 PM Jun 13th
# @pegwole: i disagree i think this a good speech #self 2:54 PM Jun 13th
# took 6197 #steps today at #self 10:13 PM Jun 13th
# Woooooot I’m up for breakfast and check out is 12… I win. #self 6:04 AM Jun 14th
# @selinuxfest: thanks for the awesome con. I had a great time and hope you guys do this again next year! 6:06 AM Jun 14th
# @heathenx thanks for the drink tickets last night, i dont care what @rfquerin says about you you are not sex pervert, or maybe you are…. : 7:30 AM Jun 14th
# On the way home from #self 8:26 AM Jun 14th
# Listening to #buzzoutloud s on thw way home from #self. N800 + FM transmitter = win 10:15 AM Jun 14th
# Holy shit! Its thunderstorming like @danns lovve [sic] of pocketfat #self about 23 hours ago