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In Pictures: Defrag X

It’s taken me longer than I expected to write this post. It’s been a decade since Eric and Kim Norlin sent out the first registration link for a small Denver-based conference called Defrag. 10 years for a tech conference is a helluva run. Defrag had a long run because Eric and Kim made it something […]

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Gluecon 2013: It’s Not the Things

It’s not the things. It’s the things that make the things work. That’s the core of Gluecon, one of a very select few conferences that are on my must-attend-at-all-costs list. Held every May in Broomfield, Co., Gluecon brings together a who’s who of the tech industry’s smartest people. You won’t find a Zuckerberg, Mayer or […]

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The Blur(con)ing of Human Computer Interaction

I’ve never made any excuses for being a big fan and supporter of the conferences organized by Eric and Kim Norlin (and their dedicated group of pool hustlers family and friends who make the events run smoothly). I still have a brainache from my first Defrag. And Alcatel-Lucent (my employer) is putting serious weight behind […]

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Futuregeek

This is what the lid of a beat up, old ThinkPad x570 should look like. It’s like the mullet of laptops: business on the lid, Webkinz on the inside .

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