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Blog Archive for editor during August 2007

Where's your career going? For my 40th birthday, my wife got into my e-mail address book (yes, we know each other's passwords... no keeping secrets around here) and recruited some of my friends from high school, college, grad school, and work to send in pictures for a Shutterfly photo album. As we went over it here at my parents' house, they asked what each of my friends was up to, and one...
Imagine getting paid to hack on your open-source project At the CommunityOne event that preceded this year's JavaOne, Rich Green brought up an argument that the use of open-source model is not compensating its value-creators properly. He called it "a worrisome social artifact", and made the analogy that it's "Robin Hood backwards", as quoted in a blog by Janice J. Heiss: "We are stealing...
Voices that podcast listeners just can't get away from It's a curious thing to know people primarily by the sound of their voice, as I imagine a lot of people know the Java Posse members by their voices and the banner picture atop their web page. Actually meeting these people in real life can be a little odd at first -- you're instantly familiar with the voice, but not so much the face, the...