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Busy Week at OSCON

As Scott Kveton beat me to blogging about, grr power outages, last evening I won a Google-O'Reilly Open Source award along with Karl Fogel, Pamela Jones, Aaron Leventhal, and Paul Vixie. The award I won was for Best Strategist which refers to the work I've done over this past year at VeriSign within the wider OpenID community. Am certainly really honored to have been recognized though am guessing I now need to work on raising my hacker geek cred again. :P

In other news, Simon Willison and I gave a three-hour OpenID Bootcamp tutorial yesterday morning at OSCON. Slides can be found up at http://www.slideshare.net/daveman692/openid-bootcamp-tutorial/. In the afternoon, Simon and I then joined Tim O'Reilly as a part of the Radar Executive Briefing and discussed OpenID with him, ending with a really great statement from Tim as he sees OpenID as one of the technologies to really pay attention to this year.

So very long but exciting day and already back to OSCON for more session today!

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ext_44092
Jul. 25th, 2007 09:46 pm (UTC)
Award
Congrats David! The award is well deserved.
daveman692
Jul. 25th, 2007 09:46 pm (UTC)
Re: Award
Thanks!
michaelpath
Jul. 26th, 2007 12:05 am (UTC)
Terrific! Congrats! :D
ext_5549
Jul. 26th, 2007 02:47 am (UTC)
Congrats
David, Congrats on the award. You've done great work for the OpenID community - the award is well-deserved! Best, Fred
randomposting
Jul. 26th, 2007 04:42 am (UTC)
Heh. I saw your LJ name featured on a livejournal ad.
anildash
Jul. 26th, 2007 05:09 am (UTC)
congrats, man, truly well-deserved. i love that Worst. Username. Ever. is soon to be synonymous with "that identity guy".
stuffyouknow
Jul. 26th, 2007 09:41 am (UTC)
Congratulations for that award! I hope that you will continue your good work for OpenID, making it the "next big thing"!
ext_57222
Jul. 26th, 2007 08:13 pm (UTC)
Congrats sir!
Congrats on the well deserved award David!
ext_42502
Aug. 1st, 2007 04:37 am (UTC)
Congratulations!
David,

Congratulations on your winning the award!
Also this slide is really helpful, and I recommend it to many Korean guys whos are interested in OpenID.

Thanks for everything. :)
ext_58022
Aug. 2nd, 2007 05:40 pm (UTC)
Testing
I think this will work. Maybe.
ext_58157
Aug. 3rd, 2007 09:56 pm (UTC)
Re: Testing
This is Rob's test
477andaluz
Sep. 28th, 2007 04:18 pm (UTC)
I like you blog men
I would like learn how to do some similar
get on guy !!!
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