Speaking of interesting conferences not in the US and which I’m not attending, PICNIC’07 (not only a conference… it’s a festival), starting next week, sounds like a lot of fun.

The meeting is billed as “Europe’s most dynamic event devoted to creativity and innovation in the media, technology and entertainment industries”.

But the part that caught my attention was Day of the Media Labs. It’s a half-day free pre-conference with representatives from academic and commercial ventures studying how people use and interact with all kinds of media.

I wonder if I could convince my boss to send me to Amsterdam for the week.

Probably not. We have a big meeting of everyone in the department that falls in the middle of the conference dates.

I’m sure I just cannot miss hearing the new big boss tell us just how wonderful we all are – and how we’re all going to have to work even harder with less money. :-)

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