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There is much to be thankful for in the Myers family this year. Some of the highlights: movement on the Waiting List we started the year at 67, and are at 31 now work still not thrilled about having be bought-out by a muchÂ larger company, but I have a job, it’s a good one, and [...]
It’s been years, but I am working on some new (small) programming projects again. First out will be an open-source app that’s a simplified (and slimmed-down) tool akin to Yahoo! Pipes. One of the things I had forgotten was just how hard it is to write code that doesn’t stink. Here’s hoping the first release [...]
Avnet (AVT) is acquiring Seamless Technologies (my employer). Full Press ReleaseÂ (well, the important part): (and WSJ reprint) Avnet, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Assets of Seamless Technologies, Inc. Significantly Expands Cloud and Automation Solutions PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Seamless Technologies, [...]
Starting this week, and continuing over the next several weeks, there will be several updates and expansions coming to my published Connexions Collection (original publishing comments), “Debugging and Supporting Software Systems“. I would love to collect feedback and be able to incorporate any suggestions for improvement that you may have. Please feel free to either [...]
I am now running an officialÂ Haiku mirror: haiku.datente.com. Alpha 4.1 has been released, and you can get a copy from any of the mirrors.
Topic is yet TBD – but the time and place are set: 25 Oct 1900 Collexion hackerspace Come join us!
The final stage ofÂ bureaucraticÂ folderol to endure is Thursday when we get our fingerprints done for the USCIS check. Root for a smooth day
It’s been several months, but we are planning to have another Bluegrass Linux User Group meeting next month! It looks like there’s a good space to meet near downtown, so while the exact Saturday has not been picked yet, we are looking to reboot the LUG in a few weeks. If anyone has suggestions for [...]
My wife and I have just started a new blog together, Growing in Faith and Family, to document the process of adoption which we have just started. We have chosen Ethiopia as our source country, and have begun the 15-20 month process (including wait time) to enlarge our family via adoption. We would be happy [...]
Dave Winer had an interesting take on the recent Twitter-NYPD flare-up. Personally, the thought of any government organization demanding records without a warrant is abhorrent. However, since the entire pointÂ of Twitter is to make your tweets publicÂ … then what is there to subpoena? They’re all out there – visible to the world… Unless the user [...]