TidBITS: The Decline of WWDC.
"The overall trouble here is that WWDC done in this way feels like a rip-off. It's expensive to attend (including airfare and hotel costs, of course), while the experience itself feels cheap and oppressive."
I was going to throw away the bag I got since it was such a piece of crap, but someone else said they would take it. The zipper on "joe"'s bag broke within 5 minutes.
Maybe it's Moscone's fault? I've heard that when it's all said and done, it cost $5 to roll out a single can of soda to an attendee.