8th Annual Southern California Linux Expo

I just saw notice of the 8th Annual Southern California Linux Expo now scheduled for February 19-21, 2010 at the Westin Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport. While I’ve never attended this conference in person (why be in LA in February when you can be in snowy upstate NY?), I’ve…

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Daily Links for August 31, 2009 – Morning Edition

Open Source Four Things Open Source Projects Should Know About Dealing with the Press IT World / Esther Schindler The first step for any open source project that wants to be discovered is to make yourself discoverable. A journalist who’s looking at open source projects to include in an article…

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Introducing the events calendar

Two year’s ago when my wife Judith was running for the New York State Assembly, I wrote a simple events calendar for her website to keep track of all the local meetings, parades, and county fairs where she would be appearing. At that time and since, I’ve thought about having…

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Daily Links 11/20/2008 (p.m.)

Christian Renaud’s Weblog: Lively heads for the giraffe graveyard “Google announced yesterday on their blog that they are shuttering the Lively project. This is unfortunate for multiple reasons” tags: OB, Google, Lively InternetNews Realtime IT News – Sun Expands MySQL With Closed Source “The MySQL Enterprise Fall 2008 Release includes…

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OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon 2008) in Beijing

Next week Beijing will host the OpenOffice.org Annual International Conference (OOoCon). The event runs from November 5 through 7. I will not be attending, though several of my IBM colleagues will be there. I did go to the event two years ago in Lyon, and it was excellent. Here’s how…

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Pretoria ODF Users Workshop

I’m a bit tardy in reporting what happened last week at the Second International ODF Users Conference, held in Pretoria, South Africa. This was the first time I was ever in Africa, much less South Africa, and so I was very much looking forward to the trip. It did not…

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