I just got back from the Yahoo! Search party that took place at the Palms Hotel & Casino's Rain Nightclub. By the way, it was not easy to find the hotel's Web site, I had to search several times - the search phrase that worked well in Google was palm hotel and casino as opposed to palm vegas or others like that. Anyway, back to the party...
WebmasterRadio.FM co-something the event, when I got there they were discussing the shows they have planned. They even announced that in early 2005, Tim Mayer and Jeremy Zawodny will be guests on the show. Seems like this will be a very interesting and educational talk show, so check it out.
The club was interesting, I did not bring a camera, but I am sure you will be able to find pictures from your buddies. I believe Jeremy Zawodny will be posting pictures at his blog entry named Come to the Yahoo Party at Webmaster World, where he invites his Apache Con friends. In fact, before the conference, Jeremy presented at the Community Building, Blogs and Forums session where he talked about a review he posted at his blog on the Motorola Bluetooth phone, which I happened to have purchased just about a week ago. So I spoked to him about some of the integration issues/solutions (if any) between my car, my mac and the 5% bluetooth phone.
Back to the party...
Tim Mayer came over to me, when I was sitting on some sofa, kind of off in the corner. I asked him he they (Yahoo!) hires top notch spammers in an effort to combat spam. You know, like how governments and large companies hire hackers to prevent being hacked. Tim said they have not, they just hire 'engineers'. Which got me thinking, what if the Yahoo! people decided to pass some special gas through the air at this party. The gas contained a drug that turned spammers into the extreme opposite of a spammer (just a note to readers, I am not using the word 'spammer' in a derogatory fashion). I told Tim, that if they had this solution, it might solve a huge chunk of the spam issues they have overnight. Of course I was joking, everyone at the party were clean, white hats.
After that I decided to walk around a bit to 'mingle'. But due to this bad head cold and the very loud bass vibrations coming from the speakers, I just had to leave. Wish I was feeling better, but what can I do. Overall the party looked to be very fun, people were having a blast, everyone was play gambling and the SEOs were chatting away.
Yahoo! - Great Party!