Archive for March 19th, 2007

Working! Now with a nickel wound 46 gage string (a D’Addario NW046) tuned to a C. It’s sort of a thin thin standup bass in this phase, but it works well. We’re talking about the Single String PVC pipe Electric Guitar as described in the current issue of Make Magazine.

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Bob Sutor in San Juan
Bob Sutor, IBM Vice President for Open Source and Open Standards, was here last Wednesday. The videos of his talk are now online at the ibiblio Speakers site and available via BitTorrent from torrent.ibiblio.org.

Enjoy.

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See you tonight, Chris!
Just took an email from BBC Radio to do an on-air tonight at 10:45 EDT about the just announced Lulu Blooker Short List. Also scheduled to be on the show will be “My War: Killing Time In Iraq” author Colby Buzzell and “The Doorbells of Florence” author Andrew Losowsky.

Yes it’s the Up All Night – Pods and Blogs Show!

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Monday March 26 at 11, Sarah “Intellagirl” Robbins (details here) “Creating Authentic and Engaging Community-Oriented Learning Spaces: Using Second Life in Higher Education Classrooms.”

Thursday March 29 at noon:30, ASIST panel (includes me) on “THIS CONVERSATION IS BEING BLOGGED: Our lives, online, all the time, in the trend towards lifelogging” in Wilson Library.

Wednesday April 4 at 7 pm, RTP 2.0 at Tyler’s in Durham. An Open Social!

Saturday April 14, Security and Liberty Forum featuring Bruce Schneier, Robert Ellis Smith, Melissa Ngo (EPIC), Jim Harper (Cato), Katherine Bryant (ChoicePoint), P. T. Wright, Acting Deputy Director, Department of Homeland Security. Moderated by NC State Senator Janet Cowell.

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