Posts in the Event Review Category

Birthday Shopping and Play watching

::in best news voice:: And this is Nick Moline with the weekend report ::end news voice:: Yesterday was interesting, mom threw a Jewelry party at the house so I sought the first excuse I could to get out of there, and that excuse ended up being helping my dad (who was also trying to escape the...

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Damp Sheets and late night writing

oh look 5 a.m., I had washed my sheets last night and then I forgot to put them in the dryer so at 3:30 when I realized I wanted to go to bed, I didn't have any sheets, so I put them in the dryer and then chatted online for a while and then wrote another chapter of my FanFic (Miles Apart), I had...

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Conference, Visits, and Cuba

It has been a very long week. I was running the A/V system for the annual district conference of the Southwestern District of the C&MA, long days but a lot of fun overall.

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Google App Engine: Google I/O 2008 Part I

This week I, as well as my Wife Barbara , and my co-worker Dan , went to Google I/O . People who have read my blog for a while may remember that last year I attended Google Developer Day around this same time in San Jose. This year Google decided to expand from a single-day to a whole two-day...

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The Opening Keynote: Google I/O Part II

Google is following its trend from last year’s Google Developer Day by posting up videos of all of the sessions on YouTube, but so far I can only find the Opening Keynote. They promised that they would upload them all within a week, so expect more parts of my reviews of Google I/O as they become...

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Google I/O 2012 Here I come

I’m all registered to go to Google I/O 2012 on June 27, 2012. I’ve been to every Google I/O so far (and Google Developer Day before that ) and am really looking forward to going again. The price was really hiked up this year ($900 as opposed to $450 last year), but they have done away with the...

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Google I/O 2012 Sells out in less than a half hour

Even though Google doubled the price (paid $450 last year, this year $900), Google I/O sold out even faster than last year. Last year it took about 45 minutes for Google’s Developer conference to sell out, this year it was all over in just over 20 minutes according to a post on Google+ by Google...

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Google I/O 2012 starts tomorrow morning

Google I/O is almost here, and the Google Developers have created a nifty widget for enabling the live stream of the video on your blog, as well as embedding my own Google+ stream as a Live Blog of sorts, so head on after the break for my live blog where I will post about the stream while it...

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Walk with me to End Lupus

As many of you know my wife Barbara has Lupus and in October she experienced a flare-up of her lupus that put her into the hospital. Before this flare-up occurred, however, I was already planning on doing a 5K charity walk called the Walk to End Lupus Now. After the flare-up occurred it became...

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Looking forward to the Third annual 24 hour Disney Day

Barbara and I are ready to attend the Rock Your Disney Side 24 hour event at Disneyland Park this Friday. For the third year in a row, Disneyland will be open for 24 hours from 6 am Friday to 6 am on Saturday morning. This year’s hashtag is #RockYourDisneySide and the event has a Heroes and...

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Wearing a Computer at MIT, a Two Decade Dream Realized

When I was young (somewhere in the early/mid ’90s), I saw some program (I don’t know which) on PBS and they were talking about some guy (I can’t find the program and don’t remember the name, but I presume it was either Thad Starner or Steve Mann ) at MIT who is wearing a computer with a Head...

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Seven Blog Posts in Three Days

Last week Barbara and I attended the annual Google I/O Developer’s conference in Mountain View. We’ve attended every year since the first one back in 2008 and were glad to continue the streak. As you may have noticed from my last few short posts here, I’ve been doing more writing on Justia’s...

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My Google I/O 2019 Experience

Barbara and I attended the Google I/O 2019 developer conference earlier this month. We’ve attended the conference every year since the first in 2008. I also attended its predecessor, the original Google Developer Day the year before. This marks my 13th annual general Google Developer conference,...

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My Last Binary Day (probably) #NerdNewYear

Happy Binary Day! So in addition to being Veteran’s Day , today, November 11, 2011, happens to be the last “Binary Day” I am ever likely to live through. There have been 36 so-called “Binary Days” in the last 11 years (9 each in 2000, 2001, 2010, and 2011), where all the days of the date (except...

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Rachel Beckwith's Amazing Gift

For her 9th birthday, Rachel Beckwith asked people to donate to charity:water rather then give her presents. Sadly when her birthday arrived she was $80 short of her goal of raising just $300 for charity:water. A month after her birthday she died in a car crash, in the month since her death,...

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Another Fantastic Google I/O

Google I/O was fantastic, and not just because I got a free HTC Evo from Google and Sprint for going. Lots of great things, some of which I’m looking forward to implementing in my work.

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Ready for Google I/O 2009

My wife and are checked into our hotel in San Francisco. Tomorrow begins Google I/O 2009 at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. I’m quite looking forward to two days of Google Developer Goodness. I’m hoping that we’ll learn about a lot of great new updates to Google APIs and developer...

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