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My First Open Source Conference OSCON 2007

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

Not another OSCON 2007 Wrap up Blog? This was my first open source convention and I was blown away.  I only spent two days (Wednesday and Thursday) but I had a wonderful time.  Not only were there tons of technical resources but there were mind blowing discussions about people and life going on all around.  [...]

My kids don”t care about SOA

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

They really aren’t up on the latest industry trends “AJAX, OSS, Web 2.0.” They always appreciated the chotchkees I usually bring home from conferences but they never have been excited enough to ask where they came from. However, this time my new friends over at the OpSource booth at OSCON have started a trend I [...]

Top ten things you will never see at a Tivoli conference

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

If you have been reading my blog you know I am in Portland this week at OSCON 2007. I have some intersting cultural difference I would like to share in a classic top ten format… Top ten things you will never see at a Tivoli conference 1) A job postings board. 2) More Macbooks than [...]

OSON 2007 Update (Only two fights so far)

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

 Anyone who knows me knows I have been annoying presenters at conferences for over 30 years.  Ask the folks at IBM (Heath and Chris be thankful I just started blogging).  Well I have been here for two hours and and I have already gotten into an argument with Mark Shuttleworth from Ubuntu and Tim O’Reilly.  The argument [...]

Live Chat With OpSource

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Whenever I go to a website and I get one of those live chats from the vendor I think about that movie Minority Report.   Remember, when Tom Cruise is running through some tunnel and all those posters start talking to him. Well I was watching the OSCON site and they were talking about OpSource.  So I went [...]

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