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Regional C elegans meetings

Erich Schwarz schwarze.ccomail at starbase1.caltech.edu
Tue Oct 10 03:46:55 EST 1995

Leon Avery wrote:

> [cogent deletia]

> I would really like to do something more: I'd like there to be a
> computer connected to the Internet at every meeting, and I'd like some
> kind of real-time meeting report to be published as the meeting
> progresses, so that people at home in their labs could have a sense of
> attending.

    Is there any prospect of the meetings being chronologically staggered,
instead of being held on the same weekend?  I'd give a lot (i.e., pay out
of my own pocket) to be able to physically attend both the West and East
Coast meetings: but if they keep being held simultaneously, that's going
to remain a daydream.  I may be the only person who cares, but, then
again, maybe I'm not.

    Having the meetings put on the Net is an excellent idea, but there's
something mentally catalytic about arguing face-to-face over beer that is
hard to replace cybernetically.  :)

--Erich Schwarz

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