Quick Update

KFDM Channel 6 in Beaumont is going to do a comprehensive update this evening (9/13) at 9PM CDT.  I’ll take some notes and post them here, but if you have the ability read this you should probably be watching the news 🙂 You can watch it at http://www.kfdm.com/ . I …

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Waking up to Water

This morning, everyone that chose to remain in Bridge City and Orange Texas woke up to rising water levels from Ike’s storm surge.  I’ve been collecting pictures that people are sending to my cell phone, so I thought I’d repost them here, along with what I’ve learned through conversations and …

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Here we go again…

Hurricane Ike is gunning toward Galveston, TX, following a very familiar path.  Three years ago, barely three weeks after Katrina, hurricane Rita swept through east Texas and western Louisiana, coming ashore in Cameron parish.  The attempted evacuation from Rita was an unmitigated disaster. Many of the folks down in Texas …

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Mozilla Dev Days — Toronto!

We are organizing the Toronto Dev Days next week, Monday September 15 and Tuesday September 16 at Seneca College.  We are looking forward to the event, and the speakers are putting their finishing touches on their presentations.  I’ve been working on organizing the Testing Talks that will be on Tuesday, …

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Seneca Dev Day – September 15,16

Save the date for September 15 and 16, and plan to get yourself to Seneca College in Toronto.  We are bringing together the best and the brightest minds on the Mozilla platform to talk about everything from making an extension to testing low-level API’s for your next XUL application.  We …

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OSCON 2008 & FossCoach & Beyond

I’m dusting off this blog now.  Over the last two weeks of traveling, I attended OSCON, and spoke several times at FossCoach, an “unconference” inside the OSCON conference.  I talked a bit about building online communities, and about the pluses and minuses of getting started in QA (Quality Assurance) in …

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Seeing One’s True Face

This is a story of an adventure a little too outlandish to tell over and over again.  So, I thought it might best serve to be written down.  Like all good journey stories, this one has a map.  I’m writing this for my own insight, but I thought I’d share …

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Hoofbeats in the Distance

Everything starts small. There is a trickle before the deluge, a distant thunder before the braying calamity of a stampede. It began for me today, October 10, 2007. The drive to record the event propelled me into the blogosphere, and here I am. So, what was it? SPAM Yes, spam. …

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