Monday, November 17, 2008


Xinfang 60

I'm going to spew forth a stream of quick bits from the conference that I'd like to remember while they're still fresh. I'll write a couple longer posts on specific topics later.

literally running around school preparing for Parents' Day
rush hour on Line 2
sharing a black cab with a new friend
running into mountain at Hongqiao Airport, Gate A1
sharing a room at the Nanyaxing
late-night street-food dinner: delicious wonton and local bananas

getting lost with a couple Canto-accented Mandarin-speaking guys stickers
John B
David Feng
John Kennedy
lunch with Aether and Hecaitou
Adam Schokora
Isaac's "state of China" discussion
Slurpees at 7-11
Chinese-Arabic phrasebooks for sale on the overpass
dinner in Little Africa, corner of Xiaobei Lu and Huashi Zhong Lu
walk through windings streets of Uighur neighborhood

YUAN Mingli stumbling into bed at 3:50am
Jeremy Goldkorn
having my photo taken by a self-described eeePC fan (many at the conference)
being called on by Isaac at the 2018 education blueprint discussion
Andy Li
Tracy Feng
to Chen Jia Ci for dim sum at Chau Kee (周記茗點居)
riding the subway back to 杨箕
late to the closing speech
Alice Xin Liu


At Nov 17, 2008, 4:27:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said:

Good to meet you Micah, shame it was not for any proper chats. As was the ending theme tonight - 'till next year! It's 4:27am and we just had 粥 with bloggercon organisers et co. It as a good conference.


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