Encounters at a 1996 wacky-computer-people conference:

... in short, a fine crew of deep, thoughtful, concerned people, worried about important issues.

But far outnumbering them, alas, were flocks of self-promoters whose agenda focused on passing out business cards and making quick spiels, in hopes of attracting money for their ventures ... plus a slightly smaller herd of megalomaniacs, each of whom was sure s/he knew The Answer --- and insisted on explaining it in detail to anyone who was polite enough to listen.

Wednesday, December 20, 2000 at 19:53:48 (EST) = 2000-12-20

TopicProfiles - TopicProgramming

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