Archive for May, 2005
Thursday was Sangria, last night was beer, tonight I suppose I need to drink Cacaça or something. Last night after a late supper, I ended up finding an Irish pub of all places and drank Guinness to wash out the evil taste of the Spanish beer I had earlier. This place is certainly no Germany.
This morning, went to the conference and some meetings and also walked around the trade show floor. Highlights: Manley had a booth, Dangerous had a working demo of most of their products (can anyone lend me $5500 for a mixing controller?), Yamaha had a PM-1D they were letting people mess with, Audio Prism had a whole load of their $10000 8×8 BridgeCo-based converters (most BridgeCo-based boxes are <$1000 but these boxes are reportedly worth it if you're serious about quality and reliablilty) and that's about all I remember that was especially cool. Lots of companies showing off $proprietary_digital_mixer_and_or_network systems. Ugh. On the bright side, I´m pretty sure I have or can get everything I need to make mLAN work on Linux. Walked the long wy back along the beach after the conference and... that´s about it.
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Signs you’re in Europe #764: Soft drink: 1.70. Heineken: 2.00. Might as well have the Heineken.
Today, I got up in time to check out (still not enough sleep), took the 10:59 sneltrain to Den Haag, and retrieved my bike. Unfortunately I lost my claim tag in the meantime so they made me pay 1.00 extra, show ID, and fill out a form. I’m not sure how this helps them recover a bike if it does get stolen.. how are they going to track me based on an Ontario license plus an address (which could be fake)? Oh well.
Rode to Rotterdam, stopping for lunch in Delft. Not too far a ride. I’m tired though and need to do laundry.
I also have no email access.. need to install squirrelmail at home. Mindterm doesn’t work everywhere.