Author Archives: jbarnes

Additional hotels

It appears many of you have chosen to put off hotel booking to the last minute. As a result, there may not be space available in the negotiated rate block at the venue hotels (the Hyatt and the Marriott). There is still space available at higher rates, so please call for availability (see the “attend” [...]

Invitation from O’Reilly

Marsee Henon from O’Reilly has extended an invitation to tour the O’Reilly campus (in Sebastopol, just a few minutes from the conference venue) to any interested attendees. The O’Reilly campus hosts O’Reilly publishing, Safari Books Online, and Make magazine. Please contact Marsee if interested. Logistics are TBD, but if there’s enough interest we’ll likely get [...]

LPC2011 Internet uplink sponsored by has graciously agreed to sponsor the Internet needs of our conference. They’ll be providing a 30/30Mb dedicated to the conference facility. Without their support, we would have been stuck with a single 20Mb downstream link (unknown upload speed) shared between the conference, guest rooms, and hotel office. This sponsorship is especially nice because [...]

Two more track proposals

We had two track proposals submitted that were omitted due to an editorial oversight: Adam Jackson – Graphics/desktop John Linville – Buffer bloat We’ll be letting track owners know if their track has been selected next week.  Those who are selected will be able to use our paper tracking system to track topic owners and [...]