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2011/01/24 LCA 2011
π 2011-01-24 00:00 in Linux
Another year, another LCA :)
This time, it was in Brisbane that had just gotten badly flooded the week prior to the conference, so the organizers had to pull a major one from their hat to make the conf still happen, and they did.



Paulway and Angus Lees
Paulway and Angus Lees

For the first time, I went to the arduino miniconf on monday, since I had been meaning to learn more about arduino, and that was a good excuse to do so. So, I built a mobsendat arduino board with accelerometer, GPS, temp sensor, pressure sensor, and more:

Arduino build miniconf
Arduino build miniconf

The kit
The kit

My kit, all built
My kit, all built

Most people built the kit for rockets they built
Most people built the kit for rockets they built

Here are a few slides from keynotes and talks I went to:


IPv6 keynote. Newsflash: we're screwed...
IPv6 keynote. Newsflash: we're screwed...

Tux sent to space on a weather balloon
Tux sent to space on a weather balloon

Eric Allman talk
Eric Allman talk



Jon had a very fun talk about using the Kinect to control a self levelling quad-copter
Jon had a very fun talk about using the Kinect to control a self levelling quad-copter




Paul's talk on the wakelock discussions on lkml
Paul's talk on the wakelock discussions on lkml

The enjoyable, if not controversial keynote on personal data and cloud services
The enjoyable, if not controversial keynote on personal data and cloud services

My talk on misterhouse and home automation
My talk on misterhouse and home automation



And of course, LCA is also fun for various socializing and daily dinners, starting with the speaker Dinner:




Professional Delegates Dinner:



Penguin Dinner:


All in all, a fun year was had again, a big thanks go to the organizers for pulling it out.

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