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Reflections on DAC 2011, June 5-9, San Diego

Posted: Sunday, June 12th, 2011 @ 3:38 pm in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I returned from DAC 2011 Thursday evening, after being in San Diego since Saturday evening. Here are some observations: Attendance – I see that DAC has announced double digit attendance rises in all categories. This is something that I am terrible at estimating so I will take their word for it.  Anecdotally, I did attend [...]

“It’s a Schirrmeister!”

Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 @ 12:58 am in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of my favourite episodes of Seinfeld is the one with the tag line “It’s a Ziggy”.   (The episode is called “The Cartoon“).  In it, Elaine draws a cartoon for the New Yorker that gets accepted, but it turns out she has subconsciously copied the joke in the cartoon from the comic strip Ziggy. [...]