October 2009 Blog Posts (7)

PingMe - Brainstorming!


I'm doing some brainstorming and want your input: read about it here, on my Swampcast blog.

Added by Michael Levin on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

What's Your Favorite iPhone App?



My favorite app right now is called Lose it for iPhone. It's taught me Burger King is delicious but I have to exercise about this much to offset 1 Angry burger, which is my weakness:



50 cal - 20 min weightlifting

100 cal - 20 min aerobics

200 cal - 20 min running

200 cal - 20… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 19, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Is Oracle Good for Java?



I thought you all would like to know firsthand some observations of the Oracle Open World conference from Bert Ertman:



"Here’s a little write-up of my Oracle OpenWorld impressions so far. I’ll try to make it a complete, logical story, but first I would like to second some… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 16, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Freelancing - You Better Believe I'm Multi-Lingual!



There's a new book out called Programming F# What's F#? Why should you care? What's it gonna do for you?



Well, here's what you get when you… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 15, 2009 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Meet your Java neighbors in W Africa!





Interested in meeting some colleagues in West Africa? SeneJUG is the West African Java User Group. Members come from Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Guinea, Morocco and many other countries in Africa. France, too! Many of our group already live in Dakar, Senegal's beautiful capital, because of the stellar Polytechnic University of Dakar. Our advisor, Alex…

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Added by Michael Levin on October 14, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Google Voice

I just got an invitation to use Google Voice:



"You are invited to open a free Google Voice account. If you haven't already heard about it, Google Voice is a service that makes using your current phones much better!



Here's what it offers:



* A personal phone number that rings all of your existing phones when people call

* All of your voicemail in one inbox with unlimited online storage and free voicemail transcripts… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on October 13, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

What Will Happen to Java?

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Overheard at Oracleworld: @johnkwaters RT Gosling at #Oracle OpenWorld: What will happen to Java? Oracle is committed.... "I'm not worried about their stewardship..."…





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Added by Michael Levin on October 12, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

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