David Castello saved me a lot of embarrassment this weekend. Earlier this year at TRAFFIC in Vancouver I asked David Castello which of two dates I should hold a domain name event in Austin: September 24-25 in conjunction with the Texas v. UCLA football game or November 12-13 with the Texas v
Hint: It has nothing to do with the actual TLD. Were you surprised to see so many new TLD applicants advocating for ICANN to approve .xxx at the ICANN meeting last month? Regardless of their thoughts on the top level domain name and the process, they had their reasons
A deductible trip to Austin is in your future. This fall I’ll be hosting a domainer dinner in Austin, TX. The original idea was to have just a simple dinner for locals, but I’ve had a number of requests from out-of-towners to have the event in conjunction with a University of Texas football weekend. So the theme will be “Come for dinner. Stay for the weekend.” We’ll probably have dinner and a night out on 6th Street on the Friday before the game.
Open source was Best Supporting Actor in the 2010 Intelligent Enterprise Editors’ Choice Awards . It plays an important part — in some cases, a star turn — for four of The Dozen top-category winners and for eleven of the thirty-six Ones to Watch . Noting that the awards reflect both current impact and our expectations — all forty-eight awardees, really, are “ones to watch” — clearly, in our …
How to prepare for New Orleans. The second annual Domainer Mardi Gras kicks off tomorrow in New Orleans. I’ve attended 100% of these shows, which makes me an authority to write this survival guide.