Geeks like to gather together in large groups, sort of like schools of fish or herds of four-legged grass-eating cheetah snacks.
Perhaps it’s a primordial instinct.
Perhaps we feel safer that way.
Perhaps that’s why we go to conferences.
The safety-in-numbers thing didn’t work for me and José last September, however. We were captured by a stealthy predator with a video camera. Does this count against my allotted “fifteen minutes of fame”?
Yes, my hands were waving all over the place while I spoke. That’s probably primordial too.