The 11th annual Texas Wireless Summit (Oct 18, 2013) continues the tradition of providing a forum for industry leaders and academics to discuss emerging technologies and business models that will shape the industry over the upcoming two to three years.
Wow. Two great short videos of Saturn fly-bys; cannot wait for this movie “In Saturn’s Rings” to get completed (2014). (Make sure you watch these in HD and fullscreen.) Video 1: Video 2:
Last night (July 27, 2013) Black Sabbath came to Austin Texas (Erwin Center); my 1st time ever seeing Sabbath (and Ozzy for that matter). We enjoyed the show very much. In memory of my very good friend Alberto Rafóls; we
So true… I enjoyed this TED talk very much. This applies to the Tech/software world. Beware of M&Ms. (Coincidentally, today I worked from home and accomplished a lot!) ceo
[Google invited me to give this talk, but expanded, in Kansas City on Aug 23rd. Stay tuned for more info] Next Fri and Sat July 12 – 13 in Austin is the Texas’ GDG TX DevFest. There will be multiple
U.S. Constitution — AMENDMENT IV “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by
Every so often, I like to run a “tag or word cloud” against my Weblog (and Twitter). I then capture the output for future reference. This is a great, cool way of capturing a snapshot of topics that I write
Interesting — Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service (via TC). First congrats to Parse, for the monetization event. I have been a Parse.com fan for a while and even wrote a few
“…cruelty and injustice, intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission. How did
I am very excited to announce Austin’s first UcATX – Innovation in Communication Apps Architectures meetup, where we will be focusing on the future of Unified Communications, but from the Apps, APIs, Services and Architecture perspective, and related technologies including
Join us at our March 2013 Android Dev Austin Meet up with Apigee! Apigee, experts on all things “API”, is one of the coolest companies out there. Seating is limited! Please RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4577513466 Topic: Making the Backend as easy as
Gorgeous work by Squiver – beautiful imagery and music… Namibian Nights from Squiver on Vimeo. (Watch in HD and fullscreen) ceo
Image Source: The Future of the Web and Mobile (Feb 2007) For years I have been working on mobile and related software development. This has been a world of “data”-and consumer and enterprise applications and infrastructure, that for me started
I wrote a piece, the special feature on @tmcnet, regarding why VoIP providers are leveraging cloud service brokers like Shango. Titled Brokering the Cloud for IP Telephony Services, it is about the potential of cloud service brokers on communication service
Nice… I just received a copy of Android in Action 3rd edition, which I co-authored, translated to Portuguese! (I would like to learn Portuguese.) ceo
A month after I wrote Dell to exit global smartphone business, now I hear rumors that Dell is going private. Many years ago I was predicting that an Asian company would buy Dell, but I wasn’t expecting Dell going private.
I found this pretty cool Infographic below about the Space Shuttle (via Space.com). I like to remember and share the special time I spent working in the Space Shuttle program. It was an awesome program, people, and manned-space transportation system.
I have been spending some time designing Tech-themed t-shirts (with mobile focus). The T-Shirt below, titled Geo Track Me Not!, is an evolution of an design idea I had years ago. I think I am finally close to finishing with
It was a gorgeous, windy, cold day in Austin, Texas. With Todd Brodeur, John Titcomb, Johny Trevino, Mike Galloupe, Eric Gibbons, Glen Whitlock and others — at Zilker Park. Austin Jamming – Panorama #1 (Click on picture to enlarge) Austin
It is the end of 2012 — I wish all of you a very super happy new year, a 2013 full of great health and prosperity. Bye bye 2012… 2012 will be remembered as a very interesting and challenging year.
I agree with Kitty — this is the worst Apocalypse ever… No end of the World and no Zombie Apocalypse… But, no surprise here, right? And to all the end-of-days lunatics out there, there you have it. No, there is