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Ignite at Google I/O

 

I just got back from the first day of Google I/O, and one of my favorite sessions wasn’t Google related or even particularly technical. It was Ignite, a fast-paced collage of talks that gives each presenter only 5 minutes total, 15 seconds per slide.

Naturally, Ignite talks tend toward the unusual. The ones I saw ranged from the lighthearted to the esoteric to the absurd. They included a (search engine) search for the meaning of life, rowing across the North Atlantic ocean, battleship with real life scale model boats and guns, and a deconstruction of funny cat pictures by an expert. (Srsly.) The last speaker even found Atlantis!

Too fun. I wonder if anything tomorrow will come close, at least in entertainment value…

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2 thoughts on “Ignite at Google I/O

  1. Hello Ryan, I’m Rodrigo from Brazil,a frequent user of orkut, You still have access on your orkut account? I saw that you have an old abandoned community on orkut since 2004, I would like to become owner of it, you could pass it to me? If accepted, I will show what community is, and how you can pass to me, thanks for your attention

    my email: rrmc91@gmail.com
    Rodrigo – Brazil

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