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This is a presentation I gave yesterday at the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Washington, DC USA, on March…
This post is a great example of why you should never say that you are starting a new series of…
Several years ago I spent quite a bit of time in Second Life when it was the hot 3D social…
For a small personal project I’m starting, I wanted to get elevation data for the area surrounding our property in…
This has been a long hard winter in the northeastern United States, and I don’t think we’re done yet. Earlier…
Monthly Archives: February 2011
The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.
As I previously announced, I’ll be speaking at POSSCON 2011 in Columbia, South Carolina on March 23. I’ll be on the panel “The Future of Open Source” from 10 to 10:45 am and then I’ll be giving the talk “Landmines … Continue reading
It was October 10th of last year when I published my final blog entry on my very abbreviated 2010 sailing season. We bought a used 1988 Catalina 22 sailboat in July, got it into Lake Ontario in August, and then … Continue reading
Yesterday my family and I drove through southern Vermont on our way home from a visit to my in-laws in New Hampshire. Whenever possible, I try to drive through Arlington, a small town nestled in the Green Mountains south of … Continue reading
Roses in front of a window five days after Valentine’s Day. Though you can’t see through the window, it is snowing out there.
Today the temperature reached 45 degrees F here in northwest NY but we still have quite a bit of snow on the ground. So while we are getting some melting, I would say that the mounds of snow are more … Continue reading
Not many people know this, but I was briefly involved with artificial intelligence research in the early 1980′s. In fact, I had to miss my first wedding anniversary because I was at an AI conference in Austin, something I’m still … Continue reading
For the very few of you who have not seen snow this winter, I post the following four photographs as a public service. These were taken on February 6, 2011, a bit after 7 AM outside my house in northwest … Continue reading
I just linked to an article over on PCMag.com called “Top Tablet Comparison: iPad vs. Xoom vs. TouchPad vs. PlayBook” that compares the in-the-market iPad with 3 possible contenders that have yet to be sold. The article very correctly discusses … Continue reading
I’m slated to speak this year at POSSCON 2011, the Palmetto Open Source Software Conference in Columbia, South Carolina, from March 23 to March 25. From the conference website: The Palmetto Open Source Software Conference brings a world-class lineup of … Continue reading
I spent a few hours this weekend scraping the four windows in our bedoom after I finished painting them. These are older wooden sash windows, with 6 panes over 6 panes. For those of you counting, that’s 12 panes per … Continue reading