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Silicon Valley Speaking Tour

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I’m heading down to Silicon Valley tomorrow morning to speak at a couple of events and to visit with some developers:

Seattle Mind Camp: Register Now!

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I have been involved with the planning and sponsorship of the upcoming Seattle Mind Camp and we are now ready to accept signups in advance of our November 5t...

My Developer Book Site

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In my position as Web Services Evangelist for, I work to get developers to build cool sites and cool tools using the Amazon Web Services. I also t...

Badges? I just bought some Stinking Badges!

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My oldest daughter is a big fan of Green Day, and at her request I just bought her a collection of 25 Green Day Badges. As an added cool bonus, they are comi...

Web 2.0 Panel Session

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I will be at Web 2.0 today on the “Open vs. Closed Models discussion. I’d like to say “this will be a great panel,” but I honestly don’t know since there’s b...

Iguana Radioactive Atomic Pepper Sauce

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We go through a lot of hot sauce in our house, and we are always looking for something just a bit more exotic and a bit spicier than the last bottle…

Pong – Desktop XML-RPC Ping Generator

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Pong is a free desktop ping application that notifies blog tracking web services about updated blogs and feeds. A ping is a signal from a blog to the world t...

Knownow eLerts – Free Download

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My friends at Knownow have been hard at work on the eLerts toolbar and it is now available for free download. eLerts runs inside of IE 5.5 and 6.0 and monit...