Name: Lori Lorusso Location: Wilmington, NC Age check box: 35-44 # of years involved with ODTUG: ~6 years Company: Your Conference Connection (YCC) Twitter: @LoriLorusso This post is a special one. Although I've formally ended the ODTUG member series, I decided to write a one-off article in tribute to Lori Lorusso. In August, Lori said … Continue reading ODTUG Member Series: An Ode to Lori
The “ODTUG Member Series” was a year long installment of articles highlighting the non-technical obsessions of our wonderful ODTUG community members. Blog posts were published monthly and advertised on ODTUG’s News blog. This is the final post. Enjoy! (Jayson at Oracle OpenWorld 2013!) Name: Jayson Hanes Location: Tampa, FL Age check box: 35-44 Current career age: 20+ … Continue reading ODTUG Member Series: The UAV Aeronaut
It's now the American Independence Day holiday, 4 days after the annual ODTUG conference known as Kscope. After a weekend of rest and relaxation, I am almost fully recovered. Almost. This year's Kscope did not disappoint. Knowledge sharing, networking, and fun - all of the elements of a great conference were present. I'm mighty proud … Continue reading Kscope16: Awesomeness Redux
As we descend upon the (now less than 24) dwindling hours of the KScope16 abstract deadline - which is when the conference committee gets our biggest spike in submissions - I thought I’d try to help you last-minute folks get over the hump. Perhaps you just need a little nudge to make those final tweaks … Continue reading KScope16 Abstract Submission: Procrastinators UNITE!
What do I think about the Apple Watch? I get asked this question every time someone spots this little bugger on my wrist. I don't actually find the question annoying - it's just difficult to explain everything in the 20 seconds you have to chat with a stranger. It's been nearly 2 months since I … Continue reading Why I Still Love My Apple Watch (Jul 2015)
As I sit on the plane returning from my favorite week of the year, I look over and notice that Chicago's Devon Avenue is featured in this month's American Way magazine. This article focuses on the culturally vast community located within the Chicago West Ridge neighborhood, its roots, and how its people were brought together … Continue reading KScope15: The Awesomeness that Was