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Hemingway layout?

Could not stand a layout where you could only trundle through my (mostly verbose) posts in full text mode.

This one is better, although not ideal. Fun though.

Tagline subject to change on short notice

Old:
Switch Cookie Cutter Software, no. Cookie Dough Software, yes.

New:
My fave 3 R’s: Re-factor, re-wiki, re-use

Review: Ottawa-Carleton Unix User Group – Feb 17 meeting

This is a great group for talking about Unix and related or unrelated technical subjects. Nortel’s crash is a technical topic, right? Continue reading

minor blog update

– changed the tagline

– changed “About” page

Neither of those show up in RSS feeds, someone must think they are static

Odd, that. 🙂

Review: OCLUG meeting Feb 4

Let’s first talk about getting there. The OCLUG meetings since New Years have been in room B457 at Algonquin’s Woodroffe Campus. It is identified on the web site clearly, with a link to the map, which is a good start. However, Algonquin’s floor maps are not clear. Continue reading

Some Ottawa events Coming up

Some events – have not gone over my complete list of groups yet. Continue reading

Group Reviews

I have posted a list of Ottawa organizations that meet to discuss software-related topics. I have attended meetings of several of them  in the past and can recommend them. However, several I have not visited, so I can’t say what they are like.

Accordingly, I have decided to attend as many as I can in the next few months, and post a review here.

To be fair to all the groups, and to people who may have different goals in visiting a technical group, I will evaluate all the groups with the following criteria. They are very subjective criteria, so of course, ‘your mileage may vary.’ Continue reading