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Blog Archive for sean_sheedy during January 2008

The MEDD conference was exactly what I thought it would be: learning about cool stuff (SunSPOTS!), meeting old friends and making new ones. And it turned out that one topic stood out above the rest - confronting fragmentation in the mobile space. Looking at the lightning talk feedback we find the most highly rated lightning talk was possibly Terrence Barr's "Do We Need a Mobile Developer...
This week I decided to drive from San Diego to Santa Clara to this week's MEDD conference rather than fly home and back again. This gave me the opportunity to try out a new ham radio product called the TinyTrak4 which is about to be released by its creator, Byon Garrabrant. The TinyTrak4 provides me with an APRS setup in my car to track my position as I moved along. (I also beaconed that I...
Over the years, there has been much written and spoken about the challenges facing mobile developers. This will be no different in some of the sessions and in the hallways at the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference and at BarCampME in Santa Clara next week. To facilitate converting talk into action, a room has been been reserved from 9 AM to 1 PM on Friday January 25th near the MEDD...
Pack your sleeping bags! The MiniBarCamp, "BarCampME", which bridges the two days of the Mobile & Embedded Developer Days (MEDD) conference, is on! My friend Dan Green is due a big Thank You from me and everyone who will participate, because late last week he found a secret FooCamp/BarCamp veteran who came through with the support we needed to make it happen. The MiniBarCamp starts at 8:30...