It’s a good thing this is already an “off” week for me, because I’m currently in the car driving to Salt Lake City for this year’s YAPC. Okay, well, technically I’m not driving, because that would be totally dangerous while I’m typing this blog entry, and technically YAPC is now “The Perl Conference.” See, “YAPC” stands for “Yet Another Perl Conference,” which was entirely appropriate when Perl conferences were a dime a dozen. But, as my preferred computer language enters its twilight yars, it turns out that YAPC is the only Perl conference really left. So they decided to drop the “YA” and just go with “T” (after politely asking permission of the name’s former owner, who hadn’t used it in years). But I’ll probably always call it “YAPC” just because I’ve been calling it that for so long that I’ll never break the habit.
This is the second time (that I know of) that YAPC has been held in Salt Lake City (you can read about my experience at the last SLC YAPC over on my Other Blog). Last time, we packed the whole family (including human and canine—
Next week should, ideally, be a full post. But the weekend after a YAPC is notoriously bad for my blog: I get home and I’m exhausted, and I generally flake out. But we’ll see how it goes.