The other good stand-up comedian was Jacob Thornton @fat (co-author of Twitter Bootstrap) his creatively illustrated talk was about
the tragedy of open source'', I liked and related to his cute puppy syndrome'' theory.
However, overall, the conf could have been more technical, most of the speakers gave entertaining, high level talks.
May be due to the format, 20 mn? May be due to the hosts? did they want the event to be more inspirational than hands-on technical ? May be due the ``cute puppy syndrome'' of the speakers ?
Here are a set of pointers/note-to-self/things-I-need-to-try-out
Addy gave us a talk on varoius subjects among them the chrome dev tooling (live edit, auto-save, code snipset, auto-reload, editing saas file and saving them, user agent to test specific mobiles and form factors, geolocalization override, device orientation… ) about yeoman, bower and intellij webstorm
when.js (https://github.com/cujojs/when) and its implementation of deferred/futures/promises cf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futures_and_promises (In computer science, future, promise, and delay refer to constructs used for synchronizing in some concurrent programming languages. They describe an object that acts as a proxy for a result that is initially unknown, usually because the computation of its value is yet incomplete. cf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futures_and_promises)
a few pointers to blog entries/reports