JavaOne turned out to be better than I'd hoped. I found the layout in multiple hotels confusing at 1st, but finally got the hang of it. Here's hoping Oracle keeps it separate from Open World next year.
The session quality was good and there were food & drinks everywhere if you knew where to look.
The Complete Photo Set on Flickr
Ironman had a presence.
As did Exadata.
Concurrency Discussions were everywhere.
Best Session was by Adam Bien
My coworker asks Mark Reinhold a Question
I guess I wasn't paying attention and couldn't believe it when Ray Kurzweil walked on stage.
He even had a Mandelbrot picture.
MLB was there and gave Richard Bair a Hat
And also demoed their Draft Software (Go Rangers!)
General Silliness for the Laser Scanning Demo.
And remember, don't feed the pigeons.