Commentary: Curing the Hiccups at a Hybrid Meeting

My mother always told me to cure hiccups by taking a deep breath and holding it. My wife swears by a spoonful of vinegar and peanut butter (no joke) to get the diaphragm in sync. When major hiccups emerged at the end of EventCamp Twin Cities 2011 (ECTC11) last week, organizers combined controlled breathing with strong medicine to turn an almost comically bad moment into a learning opportunity.

This was the second year

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