The Internet is responsible for the demise of many "meatspace" industries, from magazine publishing to CD sales, but there are some things it'll never do: No matter how much time you spend interacting online, meeting in person is something else entirely. I'm not trying to advocate a return to the old world of tech conferences and user groups. Rather, I envision a new breed of … [Read more...] about Nothing Beats Meeting In Person
CloudCamp Boston is just a week away, and I'm really looking forward to it. After my great experience at CloudCamp Columbus last month, I was pleased to discover I would be in Boston when CloudCamp rolled in there, too. If you're in the Boston area and are interested in cloud computing, I urge you to attend this free unconference! … [Read more...] about Boston Folks: Come to CloudCamp!
If you work in the enterprise storage, storage networking, virtualization, or security industry, listen up! Otherwise, this post is not for you! I hope you, or a representative from your company, will join me and the folks from Nirvanix and my friends like W. Curtis Preston and Marc Staimer, Charles Curran and Dan Gordon from Valhalla, and just about everyone else in the … [Read more...] about All Business Development All The Time!
What is the perfect gift for someone obsessed with Lego bricks and the Boston Red Sox? It would be easy to assume I was describing myself, but this time I'm talking about my 9 year old son. But both of us enjoyed his big birthday gift this year, a Lego model of Fenway Park! No, the Lego Company hasn't licensed the famous ballpark. But they do offer something almost as good - … [Read more...] about Lego Fenway Park: Reverse the Curse at Home