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Humor and Tribute (OSCON Tuesday)

by Derrick Story

In many ways, Larry Wall mirrors the humor and the passion of this gathering. His "State of the Onion" address on Tuesday night was one of his most compelling ever. And this was after a full day of activity that was educational, yes, but not without its moments of lightheartedness.

Larry Wall SMS Conversation One G5 to Go Please
Geek Accessories
What Do You Mean Rats?
Looking Up Directions
Class Participation
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Paul Graham on Hacking

All photos by Derrick Story and Jan Blanchard, O'Reilly Media. Press may use photos on this page as long as credit is attributed to D. Story/J. Blanchard/O'Reilly Media.

Derrick Story is the author of The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers, The Digital Photography Companion, and Digital Photography Hacks, and coauthor of iPhoto: The Missing Manual, with David Pogue. You can follow him on Twitter or visit

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