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JA-SIG Conference: Unconference Planning

Thinking about things to do for the new JA-SIG. Some talk on various topics related to un-conferences, and other bits. There was actually a lot of interesting discussion about regional conferences, video meetings, un-conferences, events focused on collaborating on whitepages, etc. I’ll updated with an audio transcript… uhhh… when I get a chance…

JA-SIG Conference: Building Portable Portlets

Chuck is talking a bit more about his experience with portlets, and the implications for uPortal, Sakai, etc. Sakai portlet notes: * Preferences – site.upd to change * Edit Mode – site.upd again * `isUserInRole()` mapped to Sakai permissions site.upd, content.read, etc. The `isUserInRole()` mapping seems a little counter-intuitive — seems like really portlet.xml should ...

JA-SIG Conference: Phil Windley Digital Identity Keynote

Listening to Phil’s keynote. Will be trying to post video and audio at some point — in the meantime, there’s a good thread about reputation and privacy. *Update:* Posted very rough audio recording of the keynote, also available as part of the podcast.

In Denver @ JA-SIG

Made it into JA-SIG: ran into Susan on the flight from Newark, which was kind of surreal. The irony was that immediately before seeing her at the gate, I was thinking to myself how strange it is that I’ve never run into anyone else I knew while travelling out to one of these conferences. Arriving ...

Portlets2007

I just got back from 4 days out at University of Montana where I presented a couple of sessions at the Portlets2007 conference. It was an interesting experience — most of my past experience has been at JA-SIG, JUGs, or other open-source heavy audiences which tend to be… shall we say… self-selected. I did 2 ...