[11:00 AM] MacHack 2000 Announces Keynote Speaker
MacHack 2000, the marathon programming conference bringing out some of the best in the Mac code writing community, will feature a very non-Mac keynote speaker. Eric S. Raymond, open-source and linux luminary will be giving the keynote of the June 2000 event. According to MacHack organizers:
Mr. Raymond is an observer-participant anthropologist in the Internet hacker culture. His research has helped explain the decentralized open-source model of software development that has proven so effective in the evolution of the Internet. His own software projects include one of the Internet's most widely used e-mail transport programs. Mr. Raymond is also a science fiction fan, a musician, an activist for the First and Second Amendments, and a martial artist with a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
The keynote kicks off the MacHack conference at 12:01 AM on Thursday, June 22 and runs into the wee hours of the morning. From there, this legendary code-a-thon and conference runs continuously for 72 hours. MacHack 2000 will take place June 22-24, 2000, in Dearborn, Michigan.
If you are interested in registering for MacHack 2000, you should do so quickly. Total registration is limited to 400 people. Those interested in attending can register online for US$425, while student registration is available for US$50. You can find more information at the MacHack web site.