This is the first year I did not attend WordCamp San Francisco, the annual event that is the largest of the WordCamp gathering. It seems like I’m missing the announcement of some big news. Matt Mullenweg announced during his State of the Word speech, thaa going forward, WordPress and WordPress MU (Multi-user) would be merged. […]
This is a guest post that I solicited today after President Barack Obama’s major cybersecurity announcement. I felt it was important to get the views and opinions of someone in the field. Enjoy! ~editor Today President Obama announced the creation of a White House cybersecurity coordinator position and discussed the 60-day Cyberspace Police Review conducted […]
The economic downturn is hitting everyone hard. Online content models and advertising is one of the harder hit areas. Long before the beginning of the market freefall, advertising revenues began declining. Evidence shows that, while print and television advertising is declining at an incredible rate, online advertising is not faring much better. The saving grace […]
Hopefully, by now, everyone is having a great long weekend, time spent with family and friends, and enjoying the sun. I decided that I wanted to do something different this year. I went to Antietam National Battlefield which is about an hour north of where I live outside of DC. I brought my camera and […]
From the Department of Irony’s Press Secretary, we at Technosailor.com World Headquarters were forwarded this email from the White House announcing it’s new Open Government Website. Clearly, a new era has arrived. We look forward to more transparency of this sort. ;-) From: White House Press Office Date: 2009/5/21 Subject: White House Announces Open Government […]
The other day, I had a chance to speak with Congressional staffers on Capitol Hill about blogging and social media. It was an interesting opportunity that few people get, but I was honored to be given a chance to have that opportunity. It was also interesting to me that, the Democrats had a different set […]
In years past, when I reached milestones such as the one I’ve reached today – five years blogging here at technosailor.com – I’ve made a big deal of it. I’m not going to do that much today, however. These anniversaries become mundane after awhile. I will however, thank you for reading. Things are often sporadic […]
This Sunday, I spent a cold and dreary day at Andrews Air Force Base for the Joint Services Open House, an event I try to make every year. Here are some pictures from the day.
It was a brilliant day on Saturday at University of Baltimore where Jimmy Gardner and I kicked off the inaugural WordCamp Mid-Atlantic. I have been to half a dozen or more WordCamps since the first one in San Francisco in July of 2006. Without being at all conceited, because it had nothing really to do with me, this was the best one yet.
I’ve been invited to speak to two groups of Congressional staffers today. In about 30 mins, I’ll speak to Republican staffers at the Capitol Hill Club. Later today, at 1:30, I’ll be speaking to the Democrats in their Capitol Building office. The topic is Blogging, microblogging and social media and the event is hosted by […]