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  • getting harrassed by the INS [helsinki-hs.net]. Jarkko and I are rethinking the trip to TPC as well.

  • Just being there (Score:3, Interesting)

    by darobin (1316) on 2003.03.18 7:34 (#18018) Homepage Journal

    I didn't get neither a rejection letter nor an acceptance one which tends to seriously confirm my fear that my submissions didn't make it through to ORA (it looked like a strange heisenbug back then, now I know it's very likely a stupid firewall issue on my side).

    I don't have the money to pay for entrance to the conference, but based on my experience from past years I'm starting to think I might just go there and not attend talks. I've noticed that I might have gotten stuff out from some talks, but generally the stuff that I learnt that was truly interesting was on the Bar Track. So I'm thinking of just hanging out at the bar(s) but not attending (an idea which is helped by the fact that I'll likely be in Vancouver not far from those dates). If there are several of us, we could have a side-conference :)

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    -- Robin Berjon [berjon.com]

  • For what its worth, I can recommend a great hostel [portlandhostel.org] about 2 miles away, but only 5 blocks from my place. And FREE WIRELESS! It really is as nice as it looks in the pictures, should save you about $100 x 5 days on hotel costs and its in the part of town where all the interesting bars are.

    There's another slightly closer [2oregonhostels.com], but in the other direction. Has Internet access, not sure about wireless. Never been there.