IDF Taipei 2009 was slower than usual

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ONE OF THE highlights of October in Taipei is not the odd Typhoon, but IDF in Taipei. We crashed it last year, and it was a lot of fun, so we did it again this year.

 IDF Taipei 2009 was slower than usual

Slightly sparser than CeBIT 2009

Held every fall at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), it is smaller and more focused than the IDF in San Francisco. This year, it was much smaller, just one lone nut out front carrying the IDF flag.

 IDF Taipei 2009 was slower than usual

Anyone got a Power 5+?

Since Intel canceled IDF/Taipei 2009, the show became a little less vibrant than it was in preceding years, but we still showed up and had the usual odd time that is a trade show in Taipei. Luckily, the cops didn’t hassle any SemiAccurate representative or our photographer who probably doesn’t want to be mentioned.

See you all at the TICC next year for a repeat of the merriment.S|A

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 IDF Taipei 2009 was slower than usual

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