If you attend enough technology conferences, you're bound to eventually run into Don McMillan (we saw him most recently at IBM's Connect conference last month, and before that at some Sun Microsystems show several years ago).
As a geek comedian, he is often hired to lighten the mood at shows and conventions, where he'll lighten the mood with his 'binary high five' (forming 101 by raising one finger, followed by one lowered and another raised one), followed by the token comment: "Where else can I make that joke?"
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