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Blog Archive for brinkley during November 2007

Today is the last day for the Early Bird Discount. For $175 you can attend a 2 day, 25 session, 21 lightning talks, and 4 poster sessions conference on java mobile and embedded development. For more information see Mobile & Embedded Developer Days home page and the agenda.
One of our content reviewers was signing up for the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days last Friday and discovered that the price was incorrectly posted at $225. Now most of the US was out shopping on Black Friday but since this was a Brit you can understand why he was working. Unfortunately, he did point out a serious flaw in the registration system where the price got incorrectly set to $225...
If you haven't had a chance yet to look at the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days agenda do so. This is really a revolutionary conference in the Java Mobile & Embedded space. Crammed into 36 consecutive hours you'll find 25 sessions, 21 lightning talks, and 4 30 minute poster sessions. And if that isn't enough you can stay up part of the night at the brainstorming and bar/camp...
November 13, 2007, a day I'll remember for a long time. It represented the day we launched the community and the day I could official announce why I had left the comforts of the JavaDesktop and JDK Communities for a startup Mobile & Embedded Community. Of course some people thought the 13th was a terrible day to start the community. It was the 13th after all. But I never have shied away for...
I had a few minutes tonight before turning in so I thought I put it to good use and review the 35 submissions for technical sessions in the upcoming Mobile & Embedded Developer Days. Of the 35 talks I ranked 23 talks as "must haves". Yeah there are some duplicates so the number if probably like 20 but still we only have about 10-15 technical session slots. We preselected three topics so I...
The last 24 hours have been quite a ride with regard to the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days. Yesterday morning at the beginning of the day there were just around 30 submissions for the conference. There were some really good talks, but still not a tremendous amount of content. I wasn't overly surprised when I got up rather sluggishly and found 5 new submissions in my inbox. What was a...