You’ve heard of LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) which according to “the vernacular” is “Web 2.0”, but did you know that there is OPAL (Oracle PHP Apache Linux)? Me neither, until I ran across Chris Jones’s blog. Chris is the guy who wised me up to Oracle SQL Developer, a free download run-anywhere client (including … Continue reading Getting Oracle and PHP talking
F—: I wanted to ask you about the the Ning network. Welcome to Ning Ning, Palo Alto, California Nikon D200, Tokina AT-X PRO 16-50mm f/2.8 DX 1/80sec @ f/8, iso100, 17mm (25mm) Me: Okay, but I’m not the person to ask, you should have you should have gone to Lunch 2.0 and asked Gina … Continue reading BYOCommunities
“The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.” —Ernesto “Che” Guevara I knew politically, I was getting left of center, but I didn’t realize I fell off the scale… The irony here was my brother bought me a “People’s Republic of Berkeley” t-shirt when I … Continue reading Long live the Revolution!
Today, I received another cold call for a contract-for-hire position in god-knows-where for god-knows-what. My resume—do you read? In keeping with my new policy, here is another job spam in case anyone is interested: Based on your experience with web applications and interface development, we believe these jobs may be of interest to you or … Continue reading PHP and front end job at Grayboxx
Working for a social networking company means I have to test out all the social networks out there. I tested one out recently and their importers just e-mailed 25 random users from my Yahoo! address book (no UI to select, they just did it as soon). I never invite people unless they’re already on the … Continue reading Sorry, my badoo!
I know everyone thinks that I have the hate on Ruby, but “some of my best friends use Rails.” 🙂 Actually, I used to work with the CEO and CTO of BrightRoll and they have a killer product. BrightRoll is a preroll and postroll advertising platform with customers such as CBS, ABC, Fox News, Comcast, … Continue reading BrightRoll is hiring
Please see this post Terrence, Good morning! I’m writing in the hopes that you can help point me in the right direction with respect to my search for a Sr. Web Developer an/or QA Tester who has expertise with PHP 5, Zend, Ajax, LAMP, Web 2.0 technologies, and the like. I will certainly pay a … Continue reading Job: PHP senior web developer and QA tester
When are you in a bubble? I say you know you’re in a bubble when people stop talking about what they’re doing and start talking about money. In the last bubble you’d overhear so many conversations of going public, options vesting, and 16-month “exit strategies”—I used to get sick when I went out to eat … Continue reading Things are bubbly
I’m horribly sick right now. I’m sick (in more ways than one) North Beach, San Francisco, California Apple MacBook Pro iSight I shouldn’t have gotten out of bed yesterday, but I eventually did which was probably not wise. Being sick means waking up with strange or horrible dreams. This time, it is years later and … Continue reading Dreams of death
Tagged has a Cherry Coke promotion which pretty much works with any website out there. In honor of this, I pimped out my profile with some raining cherries—I mean once you get over all the pr0n on my profile, that I’m too lazy(?) to delete. 🙂 Mark #1 Apparently there was a reward for getting … Continue reading Making it rain (a story with three "Mark"ed bills)