I don't like keynotes in IT conferences. Why? Because most of time, someone with no technical background comes to entertain people during a long (too long) speech. It can be funny. Most of the time, it is not. The speaker is usually famous for something she/he did in the past. Most of the time, it is absolutely not related with IT. It's like a stand-up comedy show. But I don't attend IT conferences to be entertained. I am a geek. I want to see IT stuff.
At the IBM Innovate conference, the keynote on Day 1 was different. So I... [More]