So I figured that, with the increased interest, Google had just done away with the early bird registration this year. And then came the denial-of-service-fest that was the hour of open registrations today before they sold out. Presumably they would have sold out much faster if the site had been able to handle the load.
Rejected and dejected, I picked through my email again, and found the invite that Google had sent a couple of weeks ago for early registration.
By my Apple Mail reader.
So Apple conveniently made sure that my invite to the Google developer conference ended up buried in a pile of junk mail, and I'm not going this year (even though I'll be in the Bay Area, anyway.
Far be it from me to imply that "Google developer conference" is hard-coded as spam deep inside Mac OS X...
As we do early in every year, my wife and I (and anyone else we can convince) will cleanse out our systems by eating uncompromisingly healthfully 24×7 for two weeks, give-or-take.
Day three of my Autumn '10 dietary cleanse and my thoughtful coworker has brought in a bunch of awesome chocolate bars from the homeland to tempt me. Have retreated to a training room with a mug of green tea and an apple. I suspect by the time I emerge my other coworkers will have consumed the problem treats.
As we do every harvest season, my wife and I (and anyone else we can convince) will cleanse out our systems by eating uncompromisingly healthfully 24×7 for two weeks, give-or-take.