Bonjour Montreal

I'm currently in Montreal (Canada) for OOPSLA, where Andy will present our statistically rigorous Java performance evaluation paper and where I'll talk about our work on using hardware performance monitors to drive dynamic compilation of Java applications.

In addition to the PhD related festivities, Drupal rockstar Angie Byron is organizing a Drupal dinner on Tuesday evening. Drupal users unite!

The WIFI at the Hyatt Regency in Montreal sucks monkey balls. I feel incredibly unproductive, cross and out of sync when I wake up in the middle of the night. So much for working the Drupal 6 issue queues ...

View from hyatt
The view from my room in the Hyatt Regency.


Itkovian (not verified):

If anybody has a satellite dish and a receiver and is willing to aim a wifi beam at our window, we'd be grateful :-)

October 22, 2007
webchick (not verified):

Oh, no. :( You guys still don't have wifi yet?!

This might help: It's a map of all the free wifi hotspots in the area. There are a bunch down Sainte Catherine and St Denis, it looks like (northeast of your hotel).

October 22, 2007
Itkovian (not verified):

Whoa! Awesome! I recall I could go for a new costume and surf while fitting trousers and vests somewhere in the neighbourhood :-) But thanks a bunch for this link. I probably can use it after they kick me out of the hotel.

October 25, 2007
Ken Rickard (not verified):

There is a very good Belgian mussels & frites restaurant right near your hotel, Restaurant L'Actuel.

October 22, 2007
Roland Tanglao (not verified):

Don't forget bagels at St. Viateur - the best in the world and well worth checking out: As well as Montreal smoked meat. As well as the many amazing restaurants.

Roland "I used to go to Montreal every year" Tanglao

October 23, 2007