Bordellos for the Brain – The Good and (Mostly) Bad Of Conference Mania

The Wall Street Journal- March 8, 2013

Travel agents, convention centers and airlines love a conference. But what are we buying when we pay for a ticket? We seem to be seeking, from “ideas” conferences in particular, something that we used to get at home: mental stimulation. Only now, we feel we have to tiptoe away from our daily lives to find it. Today’s conferences are bordellos for the brain.(Read full story here.)

The talks were short, the drinks were tall.
It wasn’t so bad after all.

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