Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 1st January 2011

Could browsers be made to scroll down (e.g. by 67%) if you add #67% to a URL?

I’d say no.

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What are the strangest and weirdest conferences/expos in the world?

I was amazed to find out that “Galileo Was Wrong: The Church Was Right”, the “First Annual Catholic Conference on Geocentrism” was NOT a joke conference.

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Are there any summer conferences in the Bay Area for web development (or any other technology/Internet related topics)?

Have a browse through the list here:—or filter by web development only:

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How can you provide wireless internet at a tech conference without being overloaded?

PyCon has a very solid track record with WiFi, and they have detailed write-ups describing their setup for every conference since 2007:

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