by Gord Hotchkiss
Last spring, I attended the Pubcon conference in Boston put on by Webmaster World. During one of the breaks between the sessions, I was tucked away in an empty room trying to keep up with the inevitable flood of emails. Well, truth be told, it wasn't quite empty. There was another person, also hunched over a laptop, working at the table next to me. We were both pretty absorbed and quiet. It was one of those situations where you're wondering whether it's better to not introduce yourself and run the risk of looking like you're ignoring the person, or break the silence and acknowledge the other person by way of a quick nod and hi. I eventually opted for the later, and I'm glad I did. This was the way I met Tim Converse at Yahoo.