Tonight we tagged a svn “invitational beta” branch for next weeks Freemix launch at 2009 SemTech. This is a huge accomplishment by an absolutely extraordinary team. While there is still a lot of work to do (this is only the beginning ), this marks an important milestone toward making it easier for people, communities and [...]
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by Sylvia Plath Love set you going like a fat gold watch. The midwife slapped your footsoles, and your bald cry Took its place among the elements. Our voices echo, magnifying your arrival. New statue. In a drafty museum, your nakedness Shadows our safety. We stand round blankly as walls. I’m no more your mother [...]
Ngozichukwunyerem … The name means “The gift God gave me back” in Ebu. And while i’m not sure how yet to pronounce it, its definitely one of the most beautiful words I think I’ve ever heard. woohoo!
Following a web of circuitous links in the process of explaining to my son what a computer *not* connected to the Web might be, I stumbled upon some of our early working group notes discussing the finer points of initial HTML specification. Scanning the minutes I found it interesting to note the original cast of [...]
For those that have been asking about where to send financial support to help Chimezie and Roschelle Ogbuji, The Ogbuji Family Fund has been established. Thanks in advance to anyone providing whatever they can.
So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and Demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, Beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and Its purpose in the service [...]
Earlier this summer I picked up a used Swifty 14 wooden sailboat from Shell Boats. Alex has named her “High Treason” (he’s named my canoe “The Black Pearl” … one might accurately conclude at the age of 5, he’s pretty big into pirates). The design of the Swifty is quite attractive, and the original craftsmanship [...]
(reconstructed from wayback) I’m in central London at the moment talking about the Semantic Web with various CIO/CTOs working in and or around the Criminal Justice IT and eGov departments of the UK. During the conference we were notified of the bombings around central London. The conference has been cut short in part because many [...]