Shmoocon 5 pictures are now online.

I've finally put the pictures I took at Shmoocon 5 online.

I should note, persuant to the photography policy of Shmoocon, that all people I photographed gave explicit permission for me to do so. Shmoocon doesn't permit photography in any of the presentation areas, and they don't like you taking pictures of people anywhere else unless the subjects give the OK. Taking pictures of inanimate objects, however, is permissible.

Shmoocon 2009: ...duck!!

It's been six hours since I got back from Shmoocon, and I'm still readjusting to a low information density environment. Shmoocon is DC's premiere hacker con, held early every February by a security research outfit called the Shmoo Group, which seems to have an odd interest in moose (judging by the repeating moose motif all over the place, from the free stickers to the laser cut acrylic convention badges). I've wanted to go for a couple of years but various and sundry things kept me from attending, so when I finally was able to score a ticket I jumped at …

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