Friday Nov 01, 2013

So long Oracle

This Friday (November 1, 2013) is my last day at Oracle.

After
  • Publishing almost 150 Java Spotlight Podcasts with over 800,000 downloads plus another 95 Mobile and Embedded Podcasts
  • Being a founding member of Java.Net with the Desktop Community
  • Starting and founding 3 separate Java.Net Communities.
  • Visiting every continent save one and several cities around the world
  • Traveling to more cities in Brazil than most Brazilians.
  • Speaking at all major Java conferences and lots of Java User Groups
  • Being the longest serving JavaOne Track Lead
  • Meeting, working, and interviewing the best of the best in the Java community
  • Creating JavaHelp the online help system for the Java Platform
  • Most importantly having lots of fun (who else played hickory golf in 6 continents in one year)

Its time for me to move on!

I'll now be publishing content at http://www.rogerbrinkleyblog.info/ now onwards. Read my new blog to learn about my new adventures!

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012

Community Outreach - Where Should I Go

A few days ago I was talking to a person new to community development and they asked me what guidelines I used to determine the worthiness of a particular event. After our conversation was over I thought about it a little bit more and figured out there are three ways to determine if any event (be it conference, blog, podcast or other social medias) is worth doing: Transferability, Multiplication, and Impact.[Read More]
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