by Dan Lorts (STEM-Trek Blogger and HPC Advocate)
Well Monday at SC18 started off in typical fashion; I arrived late, thanks to lovely Dallas traffic and the fact that everyone forgets how to drive when it’s raining.
I checked in after walking a ‘short’ distance, which at the Dallas Convention Center is a hike at times, and was greeted by a conference center employee who, because I was using my cane, took me straight to the front of the registration desk and promptly checked me in without any problems.
Then there was the first major decision everyone must make at SC18…which lanyard was I going to pick up and use for my badge? It is a tough decision (not enough scientific data…). I picked up two; Micron and Cray since they were kind to support STEM-Trek’s SC delegation this year.
Another attendee was having the same difficulties and so I …