I helped host the Philly Women in Technology Summit during Philly Tech Week. In this video clip, I was interviewed by WomenCentric, a global directory of women professionals, about the role reversal I felt being the only male at a 200 attendee technology conference: Diversity on a tech team always means better ideas, better solutions, […]Read more "Interview About the Women In Tech Summit; A Y-Chromosome Perspective"
Just a quick post to provide a link to a book I helped write a chapter in, although I must admit, I had a bit of sticker shock! http://www.igi-global.com/bookstore/titledetails.aspx?TitleId=47435 Here’s the description: The future success of education depends on technological and pedagogical innovation. Unbridled by the physical constraints of both time and space, virtual spaces […]Read more "Can I Afford the Book I Helped Author?"
Several years ago, I wrote an article about my experience ditching MS Exchange and Blackberry Enterprise Server for Google Apps at the company I worked for at the time. It got a fair amount of questions in the comments, so I figured I would follow up with Google on the one that got asked the […]Read more "Follow Up From Google: Why Google Apps Won’t Have a “Host-Your-Own” Equivalent"
I was linked an article this morning by a coworker to SQLMag’s article on the new Massachusetts data security law. The link to the article can be found here: http://www.sqlmag.com/print/sql-server/A-New-Law-that-Will-Change-the-Way-You-Build-Database-Applications.aspx The author seems like a nice enough guy, but apparently didn’t spend the time doing his homework to find out about what the law really […]Read more "Digging Into the New Massachusetts Data Security Law"
It has been almost a year since I wrote a post asking the question, What’s With the Second Life Death Watch? Recently in the comments, I was asked to provide on update. With the release of Second Life’s 2009 Economy Wrap Up, now seemed like a good time to take a look. I’ve been less […]Read more "Follow Up: The Continuing SL Death Watch?"
We have all heard about China’s attacks on Google. More recently, these attacks have been expanded against Adobe, Yahoo, Symantec, and many others. These are very advanced attacks, coordinated by a hostile foreign government, and should be taken very seriously. The target is intellectual property and account information. The Gmail account of people hostile to […]Read more "IE Users: PLEASE Switch to a More Secure Browser"
I’m some what guilty here: I have been focusing a lot more on other technologies lately, such as the OpenSim and realXtend platforms. That doesn’t mean that Second Life is anywhere close to dead. Many media outlets (I’m looking at you, hacks at ValleyWag) have been gleefully reporting that the virtual world is on life […]Read more "What’s With the Second Life Death Watch?"
I may be a day late and a dollar short, but I witnessed my second favorite writer on television with one of my favorite TV personalities. Anyone who didn’t see Gaiman and Colbert missed a tete a tete of two of the greatest minds and wits of our generation. Enjoy! The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs […]Read more "Gaiman and Colbert"
The SLCC team has put up an update about the 2009 convention. The key points: It will be on the west coast this year. They do not expect an increase in the price. If you’re interested in sponsoring, contact the team. More information is available here! I hope to see you there!Read more "SLCC 2009 Update"
ABC Action News, Philadelphia Local (WPVI – 5/16/2007) Tim and Jennifer were featured on a news segment Right Now on the Net about Second Life. Reporter Erin O’Hearn ask questions about Second Life in general, and some of the controversies it faces, as any new medium does.Read more "Tim Featured on Action News"