On Monday I had my first brush with what I guess might be called “fame.”
I attended the dotGo 2016 conference in Paris–a conference for Go developers.
I chose my seat in the balcony of the Théâtre de Paris, and within a few minutes the seats next to me filled in, and I began chatting. Ironically, after introducing myself to the person on my right, he said “Do I know you from somewhere?”
“No, I don’t think so. Nobody knows me.”
“Don’t you do some work on GopherJS?”
I also had the pleasure the same day of meeting the GopherJS author, Richard Musiol, and co-contributor Dmitri Shuralyov, who gave a presentation at the conference about GopherJS. I’ve corresponded with both of them frequently over the last year or two, as I’ve been working with GopherJS. Finally meeting them, therefore, was a lot of fun.
I’m generally not a huge fan of conferences, as I feel the information density is too low for the time commitment. But I did learn a fair amount this time. And more important, I enjoyed the networking aspect. I look forward to returning next year.