San Francisco By The Numbers

175: Number of hours the trip lasted, including all travel.

4: Number of hours I played Metal Gear Acid on the plane flight out.

19: Number of sessions I attended at WWDC.

3: Number of sessions I attended I would rate a 5 out of 5.

2: Number of sessions I attended I would rate a 1 out of 5.

2554: Number of lines of text written into my workblog in the “WWDC” category.

160: Number of kilobytes total in said workblog entries.

30: Approximate value in US dollars of all the free Odwalla Lemonade and Limeade I consumed at WWDC.

6: Number of online friends I had met previously and met up with again. (Nicole, Nastassya, Matt, Kevin, Brad, Susan)

3: Number of online friends that I finally met in person. (Hana, John, Suw)

1: Number of times I had someone say in realization, “OH! YOU’RE DAN DICKINSON!”

7: Number of times I was wished a happy birthday.

55: Number of pictures in my summary San Francisco Trip Flickr set (if you have full access rights).

121: Number of dollars spent on goods and services of personal interest. ($20 at Portal One, $10 at SVGL, $35 on a subscription to Make, $40 at the Apple Campus Store, $16 at Aardvark Books)

2: Number of times I went to an In-N-Out Burger.

0: Number of times before this trip I had been to an In-N-Out Burger.

103: Approximate number of phone calls made or received by my Sidekick during the last week.

50: Approximate number of text messages made or received by my Sidekick during the week.

3: Number of Apple events I went to. (Enterprise IT Cocktail Party, Stump, Campus Bash)

6: Number of times I went to the Sony Metreon.

2: Number of places on my body that ache in extremely painful ways. (Knee and very lower back)


WWDC Itinerary

Okay folks, it’s all booked now. Here’s my travel and session details for WWDC 2005; if you’re interesting in doing something the days/nights I’m available, please let me know as soon as possible via the usual channels. I reserve the right to begrudgingly manipulate this post for the next three weeks as things come up and vendor meetings get scheduled.

**Flight Out**:

Saturday, June 4th
JetBlue Flight 591, JFK -> OAK, departs at 4:40 PM EDT, arrives at 7:50 PM PDT.
Pickup by Nicole.


I’m staying at a hotel relatively close to Union Square and/or the Moscone center.


– I have no real plans, other than doing early checkin to the conference.
– Nastassya Ferns has claimed the day post 7PM.

**Monday Sessions**

– Keynote (10:00 – 12:00)
– OS X State Of The Union (2:00 – 4:00)
– Enterprise IT State Of The Union (4:15 – 5:30)
– [Weblogger dinner]( starting at 7 PM.
– Unofficial birthday thing: 9:00-10:30PM. Metreon arcade. Show up if you want to.

**Tuesday Sessions**

– Mac OS X Server Overview *OR* AMP On Mac OS X (9:00 – 10:30)
– WebObjects Overview (10:30 – 12:00)
– Darwin Feedback Forum (2:00 – 3:30)
– Active Directory Integration (3:30 – 5:00)
– WebObjects and J2EE Development Workshop (5:00 – 6:30)

**Wednesday Sessions**

– Moving to Tiger Server from Windows (9:00 – 10:30)
– Mac OS X Server Feedback Forum (10:30 – 12:00)
– Leveraging The Power Of ACLs (2:00 – 3:30)
– (Sub)version Control for the Rest of Us (3:30 – 5:00)
– Managing Clients in the Enterprise (5:00 – 6:30)
– Susan Michael has claimed the evening.

**Thursday Sessions**

– Deploying Mac Servers and Clients, Start To Finish (9:00 – 10:30)
– Integrating Mac OS X into a Heterogeneous Environment (10:30 – 12:00)
– Monitoring Your System with ARD and Open Source (2:00 – 3:30)
– Core OS Enhancements for BSD Developers (3:30 – 5:00)
– Evening: Apple Campus Bash, Security Meeting

**Friday Sessions**

– Configuring and Deploying Oracle on Mac OS X (9:00 – 10:30)
– Free Time (10:30 – 12:00)
– Network Authentication (2:00 – 3:30)
– Java and WebObjects Feedback Forum (3:30 – 5:00)
– Building Automator Actions for System Administrators (5:00 – 6:30)
Suw Charman has claimed rights to this evening.

**Flight Back**:

Saturday, June 11th
JetBlue Flight 596, OAK -> JFK, departs at 11:10 AM PDT, arrives at 7:35 PM EDT.