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Blog Archive for sonyabarry during July 2011

 It's day two of OSCON Java and I have to say I'm pretty impressed with the show so far.  It's always difficult to kick off a new conference, but I think O'Reilly nailed it.  There are 4-5 sessions in each time slot, it's a good fit for the OSCON crowd generally, but is also bringing in new folks who just came for the Java content.  There's a bit of crossover between speakers...
 If you missed all or part of the Webcast you can catch up with it here.  There's a lot of good stuff, including technical talks about new features and a an ask-the-experts Q&A.  
 Today I did something unusual - I drove to the office.  One of the really nice things about my job is that I can work from home.  The Java.net Infrastructure and Kenai teams are scattered across the U.S. (and one in Canada), and our users are all over the planet, so there's really no reason for me to go sit in a cube all day to answer email and have conference calls.   But...