I've certainly noticed the work of Russell Davies before, but somehow I thought he just blogged about food, because he's written a book about 50 great cafÃ©s around the UK called Egg, Bacon, Chips & Beans with an accompanying cafÃ© blog, as well as one called a good place for a cup of tea and a think.
At BarCamp in September there was a food drive, and I think for what it was the project was considered a success. I like the idea, and I would gladly give food to local needy families.
Another way our event could have an impact on the world is by participating in the One Laptop Per Child Project. $200 is a lot of money for one geek to give on her own, but if a group of 200-500 geeks donated $10+ each, we could buy 10 to 25 laptops.
UPDATE: the apple.com logo is now 152x152, they have scaled up some in the intervening years.
I've now been working with Petentials (yes, it's live) for...
I feel no need to say anything else about the matter, but this is the longest job I've ever had, and the longest contiguous amount of time working with a client. We are way past the "client" stage.
A while ago, Charlie and I were talking about how we could share our love of Drupal with the rest of the world. Our natural desires to create original content and extend the reach Cervo Systems helped us develop the idea for a website, a podcast and a community around making Drupal accessible to people with no knowledge of programming.
Welcome Drupal Easy to our family.
Steal with a capital S. When we get DRM-free movie downloads (akin to all the DRM-free MP3s we've seen floating around), then there will be no need for videos like this.
I was charged almost $12 on top of the ticket price. For that amount of money I could have driven all the way to the venue and bought dinner and a beer and back!!
More than a year ago, I hatched an idea about uniting the creative communities around Florida under a common banner at a Creative Summit. We are much closer to such an event now, but still so far away. After doing a dance in several directions, we came up with a Think and Drink.