Microsoft MVP Summit, GeekGive! (3rd year for me)

For the past two years, a day before the Microsoft MVP Summit a GeekGive has been organized where about 50 or so of us all go to some location and help with community building activities. Three years ago, it was building a house with Habitat for Humanity, Last year and this year its’ been in Seattle Washington at the NorthWest Harvest Facility where we packed thousands of bags of green beans last year and thousands of bags this year. Here we all are at the end.     and, here I am celebrating packing our completion, Rocky style.(we packed over 7500 pounds of pin dried beans)     * pictures courtesy of Craig Berntson … Continue Reading

Untangle Partners with InstallFest Fro Schools at LinuxWorld San Francisco, Free Conference Day!

Untangle, a network software company in San Mateo California,  specializing in open source firewall software, has partnered with IDG World Expo to donate used laptops to schools in need.  In exchange, those that donate their computers will get a free conference day at LinuxWorld.  Below is a clipping from today's San Jose Mercury News Advertising this.  This is a great way for those of us with old laptops to trade them in for some free education.  You can read more about this at See you at Moscone Center!   … Continue Reading


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