written by Eric J. Ma on 2016-06-03
This year at PyCon 2016, totally inspired by DB, I did the "hallway track".
What's the hallway track, you say? Basically, it means spending the majority of my time in the hallways of the conference, and doing the following:
I did an extreme thing, which was that I missed every single talk, including the keynotes, and didn't go for anything. In retrospect, I wouldn't recommend doing that, for the following reasons:
Having attended a number of conferences over the years, PyCon remains my favourite community conference, with SciPy a very, very close second. The difference is just that I learn a broader range of useful things at PyCon than at SciPy; otherwise, the people are amazing in both conferences. Hope to be in PDX again at PyCon 2017!
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