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01.17.2011
Social Media for Social Good
Please join us for the inaugural meeting of Social Media Club Silicon Valley! We do ask that you RSVP in advance on this separate Eventbrite registration page. Hosted in Paypal’s Town Hall Room,...
Chapter Blog
01.13.2011
Social Media for Social Good
Please join us for the inaugural meeting of Social Media Club Silicon Valley! We do ask that you RSVP in advance on this separate Eventbrite registration page. Hosted in Paypal’s Town Hall Room,...
Chapter Event
12.10.2010
Oracle vs. Apache Software Foundation: Absence of Malice (Take 2)
The resignation of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) from the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process (JCP) is giving me a strong feeling of Déjà vu. Oh wait, I know why that is. It is...
Social Media Observer
12.03.2010
The Most Amazing Thing To Me
Some people would say it is pretty amazing all the volunteer community work I managed to do over the years with Java User Groups (JUG), Google Technology User Groups (GTUG), and Community Leadership...
Social Media Observer
10.07.2010
JavaOne 2011: The Middle Way Approach
The Middle Way Approach is proposed to peacefully resolve the issues with JavaOne and to bring about stability and co-existence between JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld based on equality and mutual co-...
Social Media Observer
08.26.2010
Oracle Lawsuit: Silicon Valley Web JUG Poll
In this unscientific poll of Silicon Valley Web JUG members, we had roughly 14% of the JUG members (171/1202) participate in the poll. The one poll question was in regards to Oracles current Java...
Social Media Observer
08.18.2010
Oracle vs. Google: Absence of Malice
There is a scene from the movie Absence of Malice, that perfectly captures my sentiments regarding Oracle's complaint against Google for Java patent infringement. The segment I am referring to starts...
Social Media Observer
07.19.2010
To call it a Camp or NOT to call it a Camp, That is the Question
At the recent Community Leadership Summit in Portland, Dave Nielsen proposed that regional unconferences be called Community Leadership Camps rather than Community Leadership Summits. The rationale...
Social Media Observer
07.01.2010
Global GTUG Campout: Aug 13-15, 2010
  GTUG Campout is an annual weekend-long event where Google Technology User Group members have an opportunity to design, develop, and demo a complete application over the course of three days. This...
Social Media Observer
06.24.2010
Regional Community Leadership Summit Day: January 15, 2011
  As I announced in my Ignite Google I/O talk last month, we are making plans for a Regional Community Leadership Summit Day on January 15th, 2011. If you would like to participate in a regional...
Social Media Observer

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