· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · March
· · · · 29 (2 entries)

Maxed · I’ve been do­ing less tech­ni­cal writ­ing here re­cent­ly, the kind of stuff about the Web and Sun and so on that I think is why most peo­ple come vis­it. I think this is be­cause I’m get­ting deep­er in­to the Sun in­ter­nal ecosys­tem; mor­ph­ing from a wild-eyed guy cruis­ing the halls mut­ter­ing rad­i­cal ideas about REST and Ru­by and RSS, to be­ing up to my el­bows in some skunkworks and prod­ucts and com­mu­ni­ca­tions pro­gram­s. In an ide­al world this should re­sult, down the road, in some re­al­ly meaty pieces in this space. In the in­ter­im, I can post pic­tures and re­port on the cam­era mar­ket ...
On the Hill · To­day I had a bunch of meet­ings in Wash­ing­ton, DC, on­ly one of which I can talk about. The sun was up and the trees a ri­ot of blos­som­s, and it was pleas­ant to walk around, which is what you most­ly do there when you’re on gov­ern­ment busi­ness. We got to meet briefly with Con­gress­wom­an Zoe Lof­gren, and was I ev­er im­pressed. I sup­pose, giv­en that her dis­trict in­cludes San Jose, it’s not sur­pris­ing that she’d be pret­ty tech-savvy, but even so. She’s gen­er­al­ly on board with the no­tion that Open Stan­dards float all boat­s, and she’s in­volved in a bunch of the hot is­sues where these ap­ply: in par­tic­u­lar, with vot­ing law (think: Diebold) and the Li­brary of Con­gress. A very Net-friendly politi­cian ...
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