They are awesome, but man, talk about a good work out on the shoulders… the paddle out is soooo much further than I’m used to! I can see why all these locals look like they are 50% shoulder muscle 🙂
— paula bray (@paulabray) September 27, 2019
This week we are in San Jose, California to facilitate our 14th @Cisco #booksprint. The first Book Sprint in 2014 produced the ‘Troubleshooting Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). Many thing have changed since then, so we will now write the book again. Off we go.
— Book Sprints (@booksprint) September 30, 2019
In mid June, we announced a new management structure for Coko. It has been just 3 months, but we thought it might be interesting to look back over this short period to assess what we have achieved so far. Here goes! Renewed Partnership Commitments A few weeks after our new management structure was
We expected maybe 40 tops… over 200!
When we decided to launch the Open Publishing Awards, we gave ourselves an ambitious timeline to make it all happen. We decided on almost exactly 1 month from deciding to do it to opening nominations. For the next 4 weeks, we were conceptualizing the process, inviting judges, designing the site, org
You probably won’t hear about it as not much news from Albania gets into the big media news bloodstream, but there was a 5.6 earthquake just outside Tirana today.
I have the impression (I was there a few weeks ago) that the buildings there are not prepared for such shakes. Some countries can take a 5.6 and be totally fine but I expect there will have been quite some damage in Tirana.
I hope all the folks there are going to be ok. Sounds like water etc is cut off.
I have some pretty lovely emails from people that have submitted nominations for the Open Publishing Awards. It’s funny how you doing things like this is a way of magicking appreciation out of the air. People appreciate it. Of course 🙂
Also, speaking of appreciation, I just had a drink with an old buddy Ted Byfield. He’s one of the smartest people I know and generous with his intelligence. Lovely guy. Great to see him and catch up.
I’m currently motivated to get more visitors per day to the Coko site than my (this) blog. For some reason a lot of publishing folk read this blog – I keep running across folks at publishing confs that ask me stuff about where I’m surfing and how am I finding the new camera 🙂 … anyways. Getting the Coko hits up there… any day now!
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I know them, buddies from Tirana. Good people doing good things with a good heart. They offer Nextcloud hosting – Nextcloud is an open source tool which is kinda like a shared drive. Cloud68 offer a good price for hosting. check them out! (we are using them)