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Monday, July 30, 2007
Lattice 2007 -- Day Zero
Hello from Regensburg, where the Lattice 2007 conference started with an evening reception in the old town. Things got off to a nice start, and Regensburg is a very beuatiful town. Unfortunately, a certain dampener was put on my enthusiasm for it when it became the scene for my being robbed of 100 Euros at knifepoint on one of the high streets by a couple of thugs. While physically unharmed, I was understandably rather shaken, and being questioned about the event by police until well past midnight didn't really enhance the experience.