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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Candy floss too!
Max The Magnificent   4/15/2014 11:30:59 AM
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@kfield: Seriously (if you can be serious, Max), what do you call that fluffy stuff?

We used to call it "Cotton Candy" in england -- I think I've also heard the term "spun sugar"

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Re: Candy floss too!
kfield   4/15/2014 11:28:00 AM
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Or "An upcoming visit to the dentist is in this guy's future."

 

Seriously (if you can be serious, Max), what do you call that fluffy stuff? This is an important survey I am doing.

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Re: Candy floss too!
Max The Magnificent   4/15/2014 11:20:57 AM
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@kfield: What do you call the delightful confection that this engineering is stuffing his face in?

How about "Beard Misery Waiting To Happen"?

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Candy floss too!
kfield   4/15/2014 11:14:42 AM
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Uhm, well I see if I'd actually looked at the article that Max did already post some great images of the booth, so let me share one of the refreshments on offer there!

Now, here's a trivia question: What do you call the delightful confection that this engineering is stuffing his face in?

 

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Re: The Best Booth at EE Live! 2014
kfield   4/15/2014 11:08:48 AM
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For those of you who did not make it to EE Live! (SHAME ON YOU!) here is a look at the  EE Times Fantastical Theatre of Enginneering Innovation!

 



 

 

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Re: Foolish gimmicks
MeasurementBlues   4/11/2014 10:00:45 AM
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I once had a contributor on DesignCon Community who wrote about how he dislikes the gimmicks and that's why he likes DesignCon. Solid, practical technical content without the gimmicks. IEEE-sponsored conferences are generally free of gimmicks. In fact, the same people would come if there were no exhibits at all. They come for the conference.

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Re: Foolish gimmicks
Max The Magnificent   4/11/2014 9:51:49 AM
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@MeasurementBlues: Some engineers really don't like gimmicks at shows. they prefer the technical conference.

Fortunately, I don;t know any of those sorts of engineers -- I only know the fun and interesting ones LOL

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Foolish gimmicks
MeasurementBlues   4/10/2014 10:45:39 PM
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Some engineers really don't like gimmicks at shows. they prefer the technical conference.

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Re: The Best Booth at EE Live! 2014
Max The Magnificent   4/9/2014 7:48:26 AM
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@Sheepdoll: The show staff really knew their stuff.

They were great, weren't they. My one big regret is that I didn't get pictures of each Gadget Smackdown participant presenting -- your Victorian dress was incredible -- I so wish I could share those talks with everyone -- I'll remember to take pictures next year.

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Re: The Best Booth at EE Live! 2014
Sheepdoll   4/8/2014 11:58:49 PM
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So that is what my back looks like.

For my presentation, the AV was perfect.  I was able to work out my audio requirements 24 hours in advance.  The show staff really knew their stuff.

Max, you did a great job herding this sheep.  It was a pleasure to participate, and a great group of people to meet and learn about for the first time.

 

 

 

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