Still in Stealth Mode
If you are a fellow Googler then I don’t need to tell you about Google I/O. If you haven’t heard about this three-day geekfest, let me enlighten you. Imagine Moscone Center in San Francisco filled with 5,000+ tech-heads. I’d estimate the average electronic device per attendee hovering around 4.5. Maybe more. It’s a mega conference where Google products are the rock stars.
In 2009 I got the chance to attend for the first time, learning about the event via the Meetup Group GTUG (Google Technology Users Group).Google I/O is notorious for demonstrating products before they are released to the public. Then there’s the schwag… getting those products. Last year they unveiled Google Glass, dubbed an augmented reality head gear. You were able to pre-order for the handsome sum of $1500.
Last year the registration fee doubled from $400 to $900. But the product giveaways more than make-up for it. Plus the content is cutting-edge.
Google is rumored to announce when tickets go on sale sometime in January. So far, no updates. If you’re interested in Google I/O, then get prepared. Tickets sell out in less than 10 minutes. When the news does hit, be prepared with a Google Wallet account and set your alarm. In the meantime, mark your calendar for May 15-17. Maybe I’ll see you there.