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Weird Tweets From Open Networking Summit

Twitter can be a rich backchannel for discussing ideas and making connections at a professional conference. Or you can just use it for cheap laughs. Guess which one I like?

By the end of Open Networking Summit, I'd been traveling for personal and professional reasons for 12 of the previous 21 days, attending three conferences in three separate cities. That's a lot of PowerPoint slides, rich food, liquor, lack of exercise and sleep deprivation, badly upset by too much coffee. I was getting loopy. And I began abusing Twitter.

Judging by my tweetstream, other people were feeling the same way.

Here are some of my favorites, starting from the airport at home:

And here's what I'm like after all that travel:


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But Open Networking Summit wasn't all silly tweets. Mainly, it was about great insights and information about open networking (some of which was delivered by a woman seen here wearing a viking hat, and a man contemplating guzzling syrup). Here's some of the best of what we saw and heard:

— Mitch Wagner, Follow me on TwitterVisit my LinkedIn profile, West Coast Bureau Chief, Light Reading.

Mitch Wagner 3/21/2016 | 1:32:27 PM
Re: Go Heather! Every women in comms initiative should have women in viking hats. 
Sarah Thomas 3/21/2016 | 12:46:54 PM
Go Heather! Proud to have the woman in the viking hat as an Advisor and speaker for Women in Comms!
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