SharePoint Saturday - What is it, and why do we do it?

I've had this conversation here and there among my fellow SharePoint Saturday speakers and organizers, but rarely to anyone outside of the SharePoint community (my wife being the primary exception). But today, I came across the first time I've seen the tech media intersect our ever growing circle, and it

October 2010 Cumulative Updates for SharePoint & Project Server 2010 Republished

From the mothership:

The October 2010 Cumulative Updates have been republished for SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010, and Project Server 2010 resolving the issues described in the following blog posthttp://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/11/06/details-and-workaround.aspx. For additional information about these updates see