[zeromq-dev] 0mq in Moscow

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Nov 1 10:36:48 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Peter Lemenkov <lemenkov at gmail.com> wrote:

>> May be Alexey's report is a good step to Martin's or someone else from
>> core team visiting Highload'2011 next year?
> IMHO the traditional presentations became archaic and mostly useless
> from the technical PoV since 2000ies (I mean that looking at the guy
> who shows ppt slides from his laptop is less valuable for
> understanding than digging into docs with aid of Google and
> wikipedia).

Indeed.  I've not done ppt slides since 1990 or so when I left the big
corporate world.

> However just for meeting people - real-world meetings still has some
> obvious benefits from non-technical PoV. So if someone from FastMQ or
> iMatix will decide to visit our expensive, cold, unfriendly and
> overpeopled town with deadly polluted environment and enormous traffic
> jams, then I personally will be glad to meet you :)

As Martin said, he speaks Russian and I've got other reasons to want
to visit Moscow, so despite your glowing description of the city,
you'll probably see us sometime.

Pieter Hintjens
iMatix - www.imatix.com

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