On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Richard Flanders <ww4cash@...>
> Is there a conventions somewhere? If it around the LA area, I would like to
> come to that.
Wherever two or more BabelHeads are gathered together, it shall be a
I have it on authority that at least four BabelHeads will be at WhereCamp
this weekend at the GooglePlex in Mountain View, CA. I will be one of
I have it on an even stronger authority that several hundreds of GPSBabel
users (whether they know it or not) will convene in Sacramento, CA (Ok,
Wheaton) for GeoWoodstock 6 on Memorial Day weekend.
http://www.geowoodstockvi.com/ I will be one of those, too - in fact, I
think I'll be one of only about a half dozen that has attended all six
I will probably even show up at Google I/O the following week.
This it is the time of year for geolocationial technology stuff.
None of those are particularly near L.A., but I also don't pretend to be the
most interesting (GPS)Babel-head. Perhaps there's a GPSBabel user that's
closer to you that's even more interesting.
So far, GPSBabel popularity hasn't approached flash mob or Mylie Cyrus
stages, so conferences are limited.
(Random Trivia: The Chief GPSBabel Head, his wife, and kid, while on a
tandem bike pulling a trailer, were actually thrown off Mylie's dad's
property some years ago becuase the family were biking through rural middle
TN and picked a nice yard to hang out in - within 12 feet of the road - and
have some cookies and a stretch break. I'll say only that at the time,
Mylie would have been in diapers and Billie Ray's One Hit was just a random
source of a nicely mowed easement to us...)