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Daniel Brookshier

Daniel Brookshier (A.K.A. Turbogeek) is a freelance consultant, speaker, author, and Java Geek since Java 1.0. Daniel is one of the core members at and runs several open sorce projects including jxta-remote-desktop here at Daniel's latest book is JXTA: Java P2P Programming, but he also writes articles for and P2PJournal where he is an editor. Daniel's blog covers the P2P world, tips, tricks, and musings on Java and JXTA.


turbogeek's blog

Open Source for Capitalists, Part 1 - Free prize inside

Posted by turbogeek on August 10, 2005 at 12:46 AM PDT

How do you make money from open source software?

Project Spotlight on JEDI - They are teaching Java in the Philippines!

Posted by turbogeek on August 9, 2005 at 11:11 PM PDT

Sometimes you are surprised when you find someone in the world has the same passions as you. This time it is in the Philippines. One of our newest projects in the GELC is JEDI. JEDI is short for Java Education & Development Initiative. Quite a mouth full, so JEDI is a much better name.

New: 3D Math, Viet Nam eLearning, Vocabulary & Open Grade Book in Global Education & Learning Community

Posted by turbogeek on July 15, 2005 at 11:07 AM PDT

This week we have three great projects from three different parts of the world. Here is this week's crop of great ideas from three countries.

Swing Set 3 - The Rotary Bazooka T-Shirt launcher

Posted by turbogeek on July 2, 2005 at 2:32 AM PDT

Tossing a t-shirt is not as easy as it looks. Especially if you are a software developer. That is at least what the Swing Set 3 team tells me. Looking at the flesh wounds of one of the members, it is a bit dicy (or rather the launcher bytes).

Open Source and the Puppet Master - Thinking Like John Gage

Posted by turbogeek on June 30, 2005 at 9:30 AM PDT

Imagine John Gage and a puppet at JavaOne. How could that be related to community and open source? It is an interesting thought. All you need to do is think like John Gage.

New Projects in the Global Education and Learning Community

Posted by turbogeek on June 28, 2005 at 10:31 PM PDT

TilePile - A tile mural creation and editing program.

Project Graduation of Algebra project in Global Education and Learning Community

Posted by turbogeek on June 28, 2005 at 10:29 PM PDT

Interview with Alex Lam S.L. of project Algebra

Project Name:

Summary: Developing application related to Algebra

Owner Name: Alex Lam S.L.

City: Cambridgeshire

Sun's Jonathan Schwartz speaks FOSS and opens Sun's Application Server

Posted by turbogeek on June 28, 2005 at 10:40 AM PDT

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

A fine quote from Johnathan's Keynote today: "There is a social utility to free software"

Sun Ultra for 29.95 a month

Posted by turbogeek on June 28, 2005 at 1:40 AM PDT

Wow, get a Sun opteron for 29.95 a month with all the software tools installed and access to support. Just like cell phone with nights and weekends free.

IENJINIA At JavaOne (with Spanish Translation)

Posted by turbogeek on June 26, 2005 at 2:42 PM PDT

Project IENJINIA will be at JavaOne at the Community Corner at JavaOne 's Vendor Pavilion in the Java.Net Community Corner Booth. The project leaders (who will translate this blog below into Spanish) will be talking about their project and how educators in Mexico are using it. But what is IENJINIA?