rbalasub 100000QCXW Visits (1951)
One of the cool things (I need to use that phrase, baking in Austin's 100+ degrees F) to do in summer are various industry conferences that occur to take me away to mostly cooler places. This year it started off with Innovate in Orlando (luckily was cooler than Texas). This was a good conference in many ways, personally. I got to meet some old friends, enjoyed talking about mobile development, making some new friends, learning about innovative ideas, talking to various partners and enjoying the milder weather. I also got some street cred by shooting a video with my frie
The next meeting was an internal IBM event in Littleton, MA which was truly mind blowing and amazing. I did get to meet some old friends from Lotus and Rational days and hook up with some school friends as well.
This week, one of my good friends Tim is at JAX in San Francisco. He posted this wicked cool link that
This coming week I am off to the alpha geek extravaganza that happens every year in Portland OR - OSCON. I have vicariously participated in this event since 2002 or so. I remember missing sleep after working long hours to watch a glimpse of the keynote that Tim would put on the OSCON site. I then got to go few years earlier and had a great time. This year its a little different due to all the excitement around mobile, cloud and big data that I have been involved in and how much I will be able to take it in..If you are there find me running between sessions or manning the IBM booth at the Expo.
I follow the pragprog mantra of learning one language every year. I try to anyways. This year I started trying to writ
Until next time, happy hacking.