O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
 Convention Coverage

Event

Tuesday Evening Extravaganza

Date: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: Portland Ballroom

7:30pm - Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards

7:45pm - State of the Onion, Larry Wall

8:15pm - Yahoo!-O'Reilly Buzz Market Report, David Pennock and Rael Dornfest

8:30pm - What Business Can Learn From Open Source, Paul Graham, Author of Hackers & Painters

9:00pm - White Camel Awards

9:15pm - Fun With Dead Languages, Damian Conway
Watch in mesmerized terror as Damian hacks code in five unrelated languages (none of them Perl). Along the way, you'll also learn about modern archaeological techniques, bidirectional cross-dressing, Ancient Greeks hackers, improbable romances, the real Club Med, why programmers shouldn't frequent casinos, the language of moisture vaporators, C++ mysticism, conversational Latin, state machines on steroids, feeding the dog the old-fashioned way, the shocking truth about anime, programming without variables or subroutines, the Four Voids of the Apocalypse, Microsoft's new advertising campaign, what the Romans used instead of braces, drunken stonemasons, the ancient probabilistic wisdom of bodkins, how to kill a language with a single byte, and the price of fish.

10:30pm - Lights Out, You Don't Have to Go Home But You Can't Sleep Here



Diamond Sponsors

Computer Associates International Inc., (CA)
Hewlett Packard
SpikeSource
Sun Microsystems

Platinum Sponsors

Novell, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

ActiveState
IBM
Ticketmaster

Silver Sponsors

ActiveGrid
Alfresco
Black Duck Software
CollabNet
Covalent Technologies
Google
GroundWork Open Source Solutions
Intel Corporation
Mergere, Inc.
Microsoft
Oracle
Palamida
SourceLabs
SugarCRM
Yahoo! Inc.
Zend Technologies, Inc.

Media Sponsors

boing boing
C/C++ Users Journal
DevtownStation News
Digital ID World
Enterprise Open Source Journal
Free Software Magazine
InsideMac Radio
Integration Developer News
Linux Journal
LinuxQuestions.org
Open Enterprise Trends
Queue
SDForum
Software Association of Oregon
Version Tracker
Wi-Fi Technology Forum
Women's Technology Cluster
WorldWIT

In-Kind Sponsors

Dell Inc.
Gibson
Griffin Technology
Harman Multimedia
Smugmug

Sponsors

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