· Naughties
· · 2006
· · · August
· · · · 25 (2 entries)

Apple Pie · On Thurs­day, my Mother made the best pie I’ve ev­er eat­en. I sus­pect that there are many peo­ple who’ve nev­er ac­tu­al­ly eat­en a good fruit pie made that day with fresh in­gre­di­ents, tra­di­tion­al meth­od­s, and love. This was an ap­ple pie, the ap­ples ex­treme­ly tart; the fill­ing elec­tric with fruit and cin­na­mon and the pas­try di­vine­ly crumbly on the tongue; words can’t be­gin to de­scribe it. I’ve in­clud­ed the recipe ...
Startup Camp? · This fell out of a con­ver­sa­tion at JavaOne, which, these days, is more or less the heart of the IT Estab­lish­men­t; we were won­der­ing what the equiv­a­lent event might be for ev­ery­one else in the world. I said it ought to be an un­con­fer­ence or a camp or some­thing along those lines, so there was more talk, some of it with David Ber­lind, who’s launched the very suc­cess­ful MashupCamp se­ries. Now we’re se­ri­ous­ly con­sid­er­ing an Au­tumn event in the Bay Area. I want­ed it to call it “Scaling 2.0”, but the con­sen­sus seems to be for “Startup Camp”, since the idea is to ad­dress peo­ple who are build­ing new things from scratch, as op­posed to work­ing in the ex­ist­ing ap­pli­ca­tion space. Here’s an ad­dress: star­tup­cam­p@­sun.­com. Would you come? Is the idea lame-brained? If we do it, is there some­thing we should be care­ful to do or not do? Let us know.
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