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What happens when you put a few hundred Mac and Unix users together in the same room? Read on for Adam’s report from last week’s O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference. Along with his description of the event, Adam also grades Mac OS X in a variety of categories. Do you agree? Take this week’s poll to register your own grade! Finally, people who have bought Adam’s iPhoto Visual QuickStart Guide can now download the entire book in PDF format for free.

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O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference Report

Last week's O'Reilly Mac OS X Conference marked the rise of the first major new Macintosh conference in years. Luminaries from the Macintosh and Unix worlds, brought together by Apple's melding of the Mac OS and Unix in Mac OS X, mingled with a similarly eclectic mix of several hundred attendees