I went to the Seattle Weblogger Meetup this evening – first time in ages. It was a small crown – Jack and Anita, Jules, Clark, a young lady named Monica who’s starting a blog with the PI, and a fellow named Paul that I didn’t end up talking with, even though I was there for two hours. Strange…

I don’t know if they’re all this small now – the craze having died down a bit perhaps – but it was a nice informal chat environment. I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed just getting out and talking to folks.

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Joe has broad software engineering development and management experience, from startups to large companies. Joe works on projects ranging from mobile to multi-cloud distributed systems, has set up and led engineering teams and processes, as well as managing and running services. Joe also contributes and collaborates with a wide variety of open source projects, and writes online at

4 thoughts on “Meetup

  1. I surely was. It’s the first thing I told my wife when I got home that night. And I’m never going to wash my right hand ever again.


  2. I think about going to the meetups, but since I’ve kind of stopped blogging, at least temporarily, that tends to stop me. Plus the amazingly bad traffic going over the bridge at commute-time… :


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