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Leaving LA
Left LA yesterday (or was it the day before - you cross the internation date-line on way back), and was not the most impressed about either UA (who I flew with) or the airport itself. Arrived about 3 hour early, and went to self service check in - they are obviously saving money by automating as much as possible (yes cheaper flights are nice, but..). Check in started pretty ok, the machines were pretty easy to use, but then the process sloweded. Because of my nationality and destination, an 'agent' ......

Posted On Monday, November 3, 2008 1:55 PM

Back home
Well, that was a fun week but it's nice to be home through got to go into work tomorrow. Might have changed teams while I was away . It's interesting comparing LA with Tokyo -Toyko has more people and may be bigger, but LA is more spread out. You can walk a lot further in LA without seeing anything than you can in Tokyo. LA does have a metro but it does not cover much of the city, so assuming you have no car, you switch to metro busses. Part of the problem is how spread out LA is - I don't think ......

Posted On Monday, November 3, 2008 12:11 PM

PDC [ It went so fast
Back home after a conference which flew by. The main bits I'm going to be playing with, will be the .NET 4.0 - I wonder how long it will be before we can get our hands on it. One of the main selling points for me, was the new dynamic keyword, which a number of presenters got a laugh from describing as "... statically declaring as dynamic". This will make talking to office (from C#) a lot easier but the potential for abuse is quite high. Basically it allows you to write something like: dynamic something ......

Posted On Monday, November 3, 2008 11:27 AM

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