I spoke at WordCamp Utah at the end of September on using WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS). Here are my slides: WordPress as a CMS UPDATE: Rocky Mountain Voices has a video of my presentation.
WordCamp Utah is a 1-day conference all about WordPress, to be held in Provo, Utah, on September 27, 2008. Speakers will include WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg, WordPress guru Alex King, both visiting from out of town, and several local personalities including Cameron Moll, Thom Allen, Ash Buckles, and yours truly. I’ll speak on using WordPress […]
Skype is one of my favorite applications. I recently used Skype to call someone in Russia and it only cost a few cents. I’ve also been studying the Skype API, which opens some interesting possibilities. On a Mac, you can combine simple Applescript commands with simple Skype commands to open a lot of possibilities. For […]
A couple of weeks ago I grabbed lunch with Blake Snow. Lots of good conversation, time went by fast, and I was reminded of the importance of getting together in person. Blake has an excellent blog on tech and business at Smoothharold.com. His pro blogging experience has brought a slightly “critical” bent (in his words) […]
1. Last week I attended the opening event of Phil Burns’s new company Politic2.0, a platform for communication between politicians and citizens. When I first heard about the event, I was skeptical that it would be anything more than the buzz-word-ification of another niche, but by the end of the event I was really impressed […]
It was a big week for CP80, the anti-pornography group led by Ralph Yarro. The Utah legislature unanimously passed, and Governor Huntsman signed, a non-binding resolution calling on the U.S. government to do something about Internet pornography. The resolution calls on the federal government to “take action to help stop children and employees from accessing […]
On Friday I attended a luncheon about Tag Jungle, the latest project to come from Phil Burns and his talented development team. I’m excited for what it promises to be — a better way of finding blog posts that interest me. I’ll be able to browse by keyword, and it will even find related topics. […]
Today the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the largest newspaper in Las Vegas, published a column on Provo Labs and how Carolynn Duncan landed a job with them through blogging. The column also alludes to the startup- and technology-friendly environment that Utah is becoming: “[Geek dinner] is a monthly gathering of the high-tech community in Provo….” If […]