Elsmore wrote a book! It's called
City and Warren describes it as
"a celebration of the worlds' architecture, recreated solely using
the celebrated toy of the century, LEGO bricks."
City will be in bookstores in several different countries on May 6th, and
it is already available for pre-order on Amazon - check Warren's Brick
City page for links. Warren's
website also has more information on his large
scale models and his commission-based
- In our podcast with him, we discussed:
- Is this an instruction book or an idea
- Who is the target audience?
- What was the book writing process like?
- How and when can people buy this book?
- And many more LEGO-rich topics...
Podcast trivia: Warren was briefly a Guinness World Record holder for "Largest
LEGO Mosaic" from the 2012
LEGO Show, with a mosaic measuring at 143.9 square meters (1607 square
|Today we spoke with Ed Brill (http://edbrill.com),
Director of Social Business and Collaboration Solutions at IBM, about his
new book. It's called Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune
500 Product Manager, and it's available both on Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Opting-In-Lessons-Business-Fortune/dp/0133258939)
and directly from IBM Press (http://www.ibmpressbooks.com/store/opting-in-lessons-in-social-business-from-a-fortune-9780133258936).
you'd like to catch up with Ed (about the book or anything else), he has
posted a few places where you can definitely find him at IBM Connect next
- Why did you write this book?
- Who is the audience?
- What is the message of the book?
- What has surprised you about the book?
- What's going on at IBM Connect related
to the book?
- And more...
|Today we had the pleasure of interviewing
the creator of the awesome Notesin9
screencast - David Leedy (@notesin9).
We were also joined by special guests Paul Calhoun and Dr. Mark Roden.
We talked about:
show runs 31:36 and best listened to while eating Pennsylvania OR Texas
- How and why David got started with Notesin9
- Where the name for the show came from
- What goes into producing a show
- What community resources David provides
XPages Cheat Sheet
- What is the "Drive
to 99" Event?
- The number of shows David has published
- The number of contributors who have
appeared on the show
- How people can get involved and contribute
to the show and what do they need to do
- Which XPages topics do people want to
learn more about
- and much more...
|We talked to IBM User Experience Development
team members Amanda
Giles, and Mike
Stewart about what's going on
these days with the IBM Wikis. Topics included:
trivia: did you know that the short URL to the Lotus (aka ICS) wikis is
- History of the IBM wikis
- Types of content on the wikis (it's
not just random information spread across various pages)
- New features in the latest iteration
of the wiki template
- Improvements in navigation and search
- Dynamic content control
- And more...
|A quick podcast to discuss the specifics
of the IBM
Collaboration Services Technical Tweetup
being put together by Paul
Mooney and Gab
Davis on Wednesday July 18th
at 6pm BST (1pm EST). The hashtag will be #icstt,
and Paul and Gab will put up a page with more information next week (we
will add the link when it's live). |
Also discussed: Paul has announced dates for two USA instances of his Ethical
Hacking course, Paul and Gab
continue to add great content over at connections101.net,
and don't forget to register
This show runs 14:15.
|Todays show has been sponsored by Instant
Be sure to check out their IMtegrity product for IBM Sametime.
Today we had Paul
Mooney Blog (@pmooneynet)
Technology on the show to
talk about the "Ethical
Hacking Workshop" he
ran in London. We covered:
show runs 41:13.
|Today we celebrate the 100th episode of
Week in Lotus" podcast hosted
by Darren Duke and Stuart McIntyre. Special thanks to NASA for helping
us broadcast this show from the moon.
The show runs 3:36 and is best enjoyed
while sitting down.
|On this show we sat down with all of the
authors of the new "XPages
Extension Library" book
which is now available for purchase. This 537 page book was written by
Paul Hannan (@pdhannan),
The book is also available as an eBook, on Kindle and as an iBook.
On the podcast we discussed:
can also follow Julian (@jrobichaux),
and The Taking Notes Podcast (@takingnotespod)
- How the book came to be
- What tools they used to produce the
OpenNTF Extension Library Project
and the associated Upgrade
Pack 1 documentation on the
- An introduction to the XPages Extension
Library and what it exactly is
- How the book is goes beyond being "the
- Who else was involved with the creation
of the book content
- Paul, Declan, Jeremy, Paul and Tim talk
about the chapters they co-authored and some of their favorite XPages Extension
- Tim's WatrCoolr
project on OpenNTF
- Russ Maher and his
unique way of reading this
great new book
XSP Starter Kit Project on OpenNTF
by Nathan T. Freeman
- XPages architect Phil Riand and Tim's
upcoming interview with Taking Notes (Exclusive!)
- and much more....
The show runs 40:10. Oh and before we forget! Be sure and listen to Episode
154 of Taking Notes to hear Paul Calhoun and Russ Maher
talk about all things XPages. Thanks for subscribing.
Davis and Paul
Mooney talk about their new
website, a project to document the steps involved with building an IBM
Connections server from scratch
using a "module-based" approach. In the podcast they discuss:
can contact Paul and Gab directly via their websites (pmooney.net
or on Twitter at @pmooneynet
- What motivated you to do this in the
- What kinds of questions are customers
asking about Connections?
- Is it really that complicated of a product
to set up?
- What is the difference between Connections101
and the IBM
- Do IBM Lotus Notes and Domino customers
already have an entitlement to IBM Connections?
- And much more...
Episode 153 runs 35:00.