One of the most remarkable aspects of running Tech Field Day is seeing all the innovation happening in Silicon Valley. Although we love to take our event on the road to other cities (we've hit Boston, Seattle, Austin, and Denver too), nothing compares to the San Jose-San Francisco axis of tech. That's why this year's Super Bowl matchup between Seattle and New England made me … [Read more...] about New England Takes On Seattle To Determine Who’s Number 2 … In Tech!
1972 As I was born 40 years ago today, or so I'm told. I don't actually have a clear recollection of the events of that day, or indeed that decade. But the people who were there have proven to be caring and trustworthy, so I will take this as fact. I didn't really know anything about anything at the time, apart from what was in front of my own eyes. I imagine that I really … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Me (From 7 Miles Over Chicago)
The world is ending! Prepare yourself for rapture! (Or not) We've heard it before, and will hear it again (unless it's really coming this time, that is): A radical preacher predicts that the end of the world is nigh based on numerology in the Bible, and believers prepare themselves, saying goodbye to those they believe will be left behind. This week's rapture hysteria … [Read more...] about Surviving Armageddon on God’s Ten Acres and Deed Rock