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Back by Popular Demand: The Hit the Ground Running Track
We all know that staying ahead of the game in this dynamic industry is always a challenge. New technologies mean spending hours researching what they do and how best to use them.

Once again technical sessions attendees have the opportunity to get a head start on key technologies with 15-minute talks in the Hit the Ground Running track. Imagine someone coming up to you and saying, "OK, here are the top 5 things you have to know to get started with topic x. Here are the acronyms you'll encounter, here are the two basic concepts, and here are some good Web sites and books you'll want to look at to get deeper into this topic." You'll get that and more from this popular track.

With two different sessions covering multiple topics, the Hit the Ground Running track provides ample opportunities to get a jump start on the must-know topics.

Find out from the experts everything you need to know to get started on the following topics:

Thursday, December 7, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m., Virginia Suite

Friday, December 8, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Virginia A/B

  • Bad Interview Questions
    Adam Moskowitz, Menlo Computing
  • Spam
    John "Rowan" Littell, California College of the Arts
  • Mac OS X
    Tom Limoncelli, Google
  • bcfg2
    Narayan Desai, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Puppet
    Luke Kanies, Reductive Labs

Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to get a quick heads-up on the latest technologies heading your way.

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Last changed: 6 Feb. 2007 jel