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Blog Archive for mortazavi during May 2007

This is a reminder of the informal (no shin guards!) post-JavaOne soccer {football} game logistics. All you need is a pair of shorts (you can also play in a pair of jeans if that's what you've got or purchase some shorts in one of the downtown shops), some sports shoes or shoes you want to get rid of (or soccer shoes), a T-shirt (perhaps, one of the ones you collected at JavaOne). Look at the...
O.K. I've posted about this earlier. Here are some final details. We assume you have some degree of fitness to join this impromptu, unofficial and friendly soccer {football} game. We'll meet on Friday at 5:15 pm in front of Cafe Museo of SF MOMA. (For a map, see here.) That's right across from Moscone Center on Third Street, between Howard and Mission. We will wait until about 5:30 pm to...
Remember: There were people far earlier than there was ever any technology. One comes way before the other, and the other has no meaning without the one. What does that obvious fact tell you? At JavaOne, where there are lots of technologies and lots of people around, the greatest learning happens through socialization with the people, the other participants, speakers, those working at the...
This year, JavaOne is hosting a special .org Zone on its show floor. Right now, I'm sitting here with Dag Wanvik, a committer to Apache / Derby. To our right are a couple of people from the Open JDK project, to our left some folks from the Free Software Foundation, and around us, I can see desks for Apache Software Foundation, Greenfoot and Project Woodstock.
For those curious to know what's ahead with Java ME, the following JavaOne 2007 BoF delivered by Onno Kluyt might have just the right answers: BOF-5697, Tuesday, 8 May 20:00-20:50 "Take the Guessing out of the Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) Future: Latest JSRs Predict Exciting Technology Developments Ahead" ... Check out the content catalog for other topics! For other Java ME related...
Here's an announcement just circulated by Krista Van Tassel, Sun's eco marketing program manager: Sun is continuing to promote Eco Responsibility at JavaOne and will be hosting our second-annual Bike to JavaOne for all partners, employees and conference attendees next week. To help Sun make JavaOne a "greener" event, you are encouraged to bike or take public transportation to the conference....
Check out Francois Orsini's "Enabling Offline Web Applications with Java DB," where he previews his upcoming JavaOne talk with Zimbra's Kevin Henrikson. Previously posted: If you're interested in playing soccer just after the closure of JavaOne 2007, see here.
Fort Mason: Directions If you're interested in a game of soccer {football} after JavaOne, before you go home, we can repeat what we did last year, perhaps with more players ... Note that this is NOT an official JavaOne or Sun event. It is just a bunch of people deflating after the conference, playing soccer {football}. So, bring your own soccer or sports gear, change of clothes, health...