I saw an article in American Woodworker by Alan Lacer about making wooden doorstops and decided to try one. You start with a chunk of wood about 1.5” x 1.5” x 8”, turn the knob on one end, and then slice the remaining square chunk diagonally. If you do it well you can turn knobs […]Read more "One Simple Doorstop"
We’re doing weekly calls for the ERC (election review committee) and we seem to be making some progress. This past week we came up with a good outline of what we hope to see as the process for selecting the nomcom (look for a post from Bill Graziano for details), and you can from that […]Read more "PASS Update #52 (ERC)"
Linked in sent me an email saying that an astounding 209 of my connections changed jobs in 2010, out of about 800 contacts in my network. That seems like a lot doesn’t it? I don’t know if it’s accurate, but if it is that’s a lot of job moving! LinkedIn did a nice job on […]Read more "Who Changed Jobs in 2010?"
I don’t generally post bits of this and that, but I’ve accrued a few things that I wanted to share, so here goes: Silicon Valley Code Camp has more than 3000 registered. Wow, that’s an awesome sized event. I’ve forwarded that to the PASS marketing team, we should find a way to participate and I […]Read more "A Mish Mash of Stuff"
In November/December HQ requested that the Board to send in suggestions for possible sites for the 2013 PASS Summit. I sent in a few, and at the recent Board meeting we then reviewed the preliminary research by HQ to narrow it to a list of serious candidate cities. I was so excited at the start […]Read more "PASS Update #51-Summit Site Selection"