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!
Even though I grew up on the other side of the great baseball divide, I have always loved going to New York City. Next week, I return again, but this time I'm bringing a whole new event to the city: This is the first time the New York audience gets to see my Building Virtual Infrastructure presentation! I'll miss you, MCA! If you haven't been to my seminars before, let me … [Read more...] about Building Virtual Infrastructure in New York City
My favorite NEX camera lens (apart from the special-purpose SLR Magic 35/1.7) is the kit 18-55 tele-zoom. But I often found myself wishing for a longer focal length when outside or at events. I tried a few old Minolta lenses with an adapter, but these were difficult to use since they lack stabilization and auto-focus. So I decided to pick up the Sony 55-210 tele-zoom for the … [Read more...] about Sony 55-210 OSS Tele-Zoom Lens: Hands-On Review
I've been quite busy lately recording webinars, writing articles, and setting up speaking events. This week, I'm in Boston and New York for private speaking engagements. I'll also be recording a webinar with an exciting new storage/virtualization company, Nutanix, and I urge you to tune in to that one! Nutanix is Truly Innovative Watch Nutanix present at Tech Field Day … [Read more...] about Two Online Events You Should Attend (And Two More That You Can’t)
Nine years ago tomorrow, a group of terrorists attacked the United States. Next year, a memorial will rise in New York. Many seem to be at a loss to properly mark that terrible day, and some would prefer to forget 9/11 and its aftermath altogether. But I am a realist. It happened; it affected me in a way that little else has; and it will remain with me forever. I will tell my … [Read more...] about Explore 9/11 – An iPhone App of Remembrance