[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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