We just had our monster meeting of all 400 folks who report to the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology to hear the new reorganization plan. There are still many things to be settled but the place is on its way to being more fully integrated and more fully functional.
That observed, Fred and I are off to FOO Camp in Sebastopol for a week end of sleeping on the floor and talking tech. Interesting and very smart people will be there, but I will be there too. I’m hoping that some of their brain cells will rub off on me.
This is an excellent example of social networking (class pay attention) of the type that Peter Coclanis was discussing only yesterday. Note that the O’Reilly folks have used a wiki so that we might all contribute to the discussions and social life in advance. Also many of the attendees have blogs and use them as one might use a business card to introduce themselves.