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BADcamp 2011 - tech & deep

on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 18:27

I'm going to be at BADcamp 2011 in Berkely this coming weekend.  I have three agendas:

  • Speaking. I'm giving a talk on Web Engagement Management.  "What," you say?"  If you're an average Drupalist, you may not have heard this term - yet. But you will a lot, soon.  It's the term that closed-source CMS' are using to frame where they're headed - which is to empower marketing more.  I will have a bunch more to say on this, but come to the session to hear the basics.
  • Listening. In support of the Web Engagement stuff, there's a bunch of things I want to hear - from talks on mobile themingmobile

Music podcasts

on Mon, 02/14/2011 - 19:19

Well, true to the original name of this site, I'm finally putting out a couple of audio podcasts.

You can find them on iTunes.

I've got two on there now - a Progressive House mix & a Gospel House mix.  A Deep House mix is next on my list.


Thanks to my Movember contributors. Oh, but the message was Mo-stly lost at the Party

on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 14:45

As I blogged and tweeted this month, I've been throwing my hat in with the Movember movement this month, and grown a mustache to "change the face" of Men's cancer.

First, I want to take a minute to thank all the contributors who contributed, and sponsored my 'stache-growing effort. (I'm sorry to say that I was SO anxious to get rid of it this morning that I forgot to take a picture before I shaved it. Sorry...)

Everyone gave proportional to their means, and I'm happy to have been the recipient of their charitable gift. I'm also pleased that the Movember organization is doing this.


Movember goodies for you and me

on Mon, 11/22/2010 - 15:42

As some of you already know, I've been doing a fundraiser this month called Movember. I'm growing a mustache during November - thus Movember - as support for the fight against men's-focused cancers (e.g. prostate).

I'm happy to announce that I can now offer a bit of graft to incent you to support me. For every tax-deductible donation over $50 to my Movember fundraising, Bragging Rights will send you a free pair of sports sunglasses - with a $40 retail value. Visit their website above, and see the sunglasses available. (You'll have to pay $4.95 for shipping, but that's a small price to pay!)


Great orchestras are amazing

on Thu, 10/07/2010 - 21:27

Last night, I went to a concert by the New England Conservatory of Music's Philharmonia. This is an orchestra made up of undergrad students at NEC. The pieces on the bill were Petrouchka by Stravinsky and the New World Symphony by Dvorak. (Sorry, these names should have diacriticals; I'm not going to bother just now...)

At the end, I tweeted "Just finished hearing Stravinsky & Dvorak at New England Conservatory. An orchestra is a violent, living, joyous thing to experience. #love".

It was amazing to hear these kids.