PyCon Feedback and Volunteers (Re: Pycon disappointment)

Jeff Schwab jeff at
Tue Mar 18 21:07:40 CET 2008

Mike Driscoll wrote:
> On Mar 18, 1:41 pm, fumanchu <fuman... at> wrote:
>> On Mar 17, 6:25 pm, dundeemt <dunde... at> wrote:
>>> I agree - the balance wasn't as good.  We can all agree that HowTos
>>> and Intros are a necessary part of the conference talks track, but as
>>> Robert pointed out some talks should be of a more advanced nature.  I
>>> enjoy those that stretch my brain.  Alex M, Pyke and NetworkIO and
>>> Mark Hammond's keynote were among my favorite talks.
>> Raymond Hettinger's talk on collections was not only one of my
>> favorites, it was apparently lots of other people's too--the room was
>> PACKED. I can't recall seeing any other talk that was even close to
>> seating capacity.
>> Robert Brewer
>> fuman... at
> The "Using PyGame and PySight to Create an Interactive Halloween
> Activity (#9)" session with Mr. John Harrison was also quite full as
> was the one for Pyglet. I think the nose presentation had people
> sitting on the floor.
> Geeks like games! I know I do!

Me too.

As I have never attended PyCon, the amount of entertainment already 
gleaned from this thread has wildly exceeded my expectations. :)  Are 
slides or notes from any of the presentations available online?  What 
was the topic of the well-received presentation from Google?

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