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Blog Archive for johnreynolds during April 2006

The World Conference on Information Technology (WCIT) is coming to Austin this year... and it should be a lot of fun. This event is held every other year in a different locale (this is the 15th edition). The last conference was held in Greece and the next (2008) will be held in Malaysia. I've been volunteering for the event over the past week or so (doing some mundane tasks that just have to...
(Cross-posted at The Thoughtful Programmer) Today's kids are amazingly creative technophiles... If you have any doubts about that, just check out some of the videos posted at sites like YouTube. My personal YouTube favorites are Chips (by Brookers) and Hey (by Tasha)... Both of these videos demonstrate a significant grasp of the art and technology of film-making. Given that these young people...
"What? No Elephant on the menu!?!" I recently had lunch with "Programmer to the Stars" Bruce Tate at a swanky North Austin establishment... Bruce was (of course) traveling incognito (hence the sun glasses) due to the fatwa issued against him by various Javatollahs for blaspheming the one true programming language. Of course I am just kidding. I asked Bruce to pose for the picture (...
I recently worked with an Enterprise Architecture team to develop a "holistic product architecture" to unify the design of the company's products. When we began the effort, we quite frankly were not sure what "product architecture" meant, so with the help of Google I did some research and found the following: An architecture has a two-part definition: The first part of an architecture is a...