From various accounts, it was a very good turnout. Jeremiah Owyang who is going to start a new career with Forrester Research as social computing senior analyst, was very gracious with his time and tried to absorb a lot of what is happening in the Hong Kong web community by meeting as many people as he could
A small sampling of the photographs taken during the event
Afterwards we headed for dinner which involved having some authentic Szechuan cuisine. Rebbecca MacKinnon, a Professor at HKU , citizen journalist, former CNN reporter ate with great gusto whilst a few of us struggled with the lip and tounge numbing food.
My current backup strategy is a hodge bodge mechanism of burning files to DVD, rsyncing files to shell accounts which I have at Dreamhost.com and cross copying files across various machines.
I didn’t spend a lot of time working out if it would be financially better to run my own backup server versus relying on Amazon S3 inspite of them not offering any SLA so far. I figured that if Amazon ever decides to shutdown S3, there are quite a few people who might be inconvenienced.
Posting this via MarsEdit 2.0. Daniel Jalkut had a great upgrade price and I just jumped on it. A few hours after I purchased, I got a note from him mentioning there might be a problem with the serial number generated for me and asking if there were any issues. There were none.