Scooters are popular
Computing and networking seems not to be the only fields where
some consolidation and virtualization could be appropriate.
Thomas Brunner looks happy, which is hard to understand as he can not connect to eduroam.
Here, on the other hand, Thomas Brunner looks worried, which is just as hard to understand,
because now he is connected.
Real students in a real university to remind us of the people we are
making network and services for every day.
And real participants in the internet cafe area.
Participants at TNC: Gerben van Malenstein from SURFnet and Tangui Coulouarn from UNI-C.
Four minutes of "fresh air" is a popular thing among a fraction of the participants.
Also a good place to meet people: At the ash trays.
The closing session, presented by a very familiar face, Miroslav Milinovic from
The closing plenary speech was given by this guy who called himself
European evangelist for Amazon Technologies, which sounds exciting, ...
... but it turned out that he mostly preached...
... about himself
...and the rest turned out to be a sales pitch more than anything else.
Nevertheless, I don't blame the programme committee, because it certainly looked good in the programme.
The traditional commercial for next year's TNC in Vilnius, prsented by
Laimutis Telksnys from LITNET.
Time for a bit of evaluation...
Farewell to the campus
The amphitheatre used for the plenaries
After being mentally recharged at TNC, it is always a contrast to face
the real world with all it's challenges and delayed planes.
A personal thank you for this conference, which I will characterize with at quotation of Shirley Wood as "the best conference ever".