Monthly Archives: November 2011

Boeing 747

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What’s wrong with this picture

I have a PhD in engineering and I’m spending my time trying to figure out how to make a popup window. It’s almost midnight, I’m flying to Phoenix tomorrow, and my links still open in a new tab. http://gurutapas.heroku.com/authors/1

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My startup is on the web! Sort of.

I gave a talk at the DC Ruby Users Group meeting about the web application I’m developing for authors to run live online book clubs and classes. I have a really ugly version of it at GuruTapas

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DCWeek talks

This post is just to prove that I did attend DCWeek talks.

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Mayor Gray gives misogynistic speech at DCWeek

My colleague Cherie LeJeune, in her 60’s, often mentions that all the tech events we attend are mostly attended by children (20-somethings). Looks like we found their birthday party.  DC Mayor Vincent Gray gave the welcome address, honoring Peter and … Continue reading

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2011 Capital Startup Challenge

Universities are building damn posh conference centers these days. The Capital Technology Management Hub puts on startup pitch events once a year, along with other tech events once month. Some of the presenters tonight are really well prepared, with great … Continue reading

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The FUTURIST magazine predictions for 2030

I was pleased with the venue. I had reserved a room at the MLK library in DC. The confirmation included a picture of an empty room with linoleum floor and a block wall. It said they didn’t guarantee there would … Continue reading

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