BayPiggies meeting with Drew Perttula

I attended the BayPiggies meeting where Drew Perttula talked about his lighting system, light9 tonight.

The crowd was a little smaller since there was no free dinner, but there was a pretty good turnout. What a small world, Drew works two buildings away from SpikeSource at PDI, and I play …

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Apple's latest announcement

Not quite sure how to react to this. The only reason for the "switch" as I understand from reading the keynote is a speed bump. Since MacOSX will only run on Apple sanctioned x86 hardware, is there really a difference if it is not ppc inside? There "shouldn't" be a …

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r2d2, the ugly robot that could

I just saw Revenge of the Sith (yeah I'm a little slow). All in all, I thought it was pretty good. Just have to say (and it's been said before) it's a good thing r2d2 is such a good hacker.

That little guy can fix spaceships in flight, attack others …

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SpikeSource TestFest

For those interested in testing and Open Source, my employer (SpikeSource) is throwing a TestFest on June 17th at our offices in Redwood City, CA. Our Test Upload Service allows you to test your code (open or closed source) against various platforms. Come eat our food, drink our drinks, try …

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Expertise and Open Source

[forgive the lack of charts, my blogging service is in the middle of an upgrade] I've been thinking about another driver of features in Open Source software given the recent noise surrounding the harmony project.

I'll get back to harmony in a minute. First let's examine another Open Source java …

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