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The first question is, “If you are the only person who laughs at your joke is it still funny?” If your answer is “No,” then I strongly advise you not to read this blog entry.
Did you ever see the move They Might be Giants with George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward? It is a great movie.
Last Sunday, the day after BarCampNashville, I had lunch with Luke Kanies, the owner of Reductive Labs and the author of Puppet. It became a working lunch due to all my questions about his product. I first met Luke at OSCON 2007 during his Puppet session. I hadnâ€™t planned to attend the Puppet session because [...]
Coincidentally, I had a conversation yesterday with two of the ten largest banks in the world. Both told me that 2008 looks to be a possible greenfield for some of their ESM initiatives, or, in other words, a do-over. Before I could even ask, they started talking about open source. One of the executives told [...]
At OSCON 2007 I asked Tim Oâ€™reilly and Mark Shuttleworth a question in the Q&A in their keynote. Being an instructor by trade affords you an extra sensory skill set in asking questions after presentations. I asked this question â€œWhere is the free, going on here? I see a small few making a lot of [...]« Previous Entries