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...
|Todays show has been sponsored by Instant
Be sure to check out their IMtegrity product for IBM Sametime.
On this episode of the podcast we were joined by IBM's
Ed Brill (@edbrill)
and talked about:
podcast runs 33:25.
- The new
partnership between IBM and Trust Factory
first announced on Ed's blog
- Trust Factory's DNA services offerings
- What the partnership means for IBM customers
- A special offer made by Ed
new book project
- What the book will and not be about
and when it will be available
- Who else will be contributing to the
- Notes Social Edition and what exactly
- Some of the new enhancements made in
the Notes Social Edition
- When it will be available for customers
- How it can be deployed
- Integration with IBM Connections "Next"
- and much more
|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.
|On this episode we spoke with Michael Sampson
about his new book "Collaboration
Roadmap - You've got the technology now what?"
We talked about:
show runs 38:13. Oh, and be sure and go
order Michael's book now.
- Why do companies need to develop a collaboration
- Are there any special "tricks"
to making collaboration happen?
- ROADMAP and what it means
- Does the book apply to any specific
- Are there differences in the way groups
and teams need to collaborate?
- Is there one platform that can "do
- Are successful collaboration efforts
based on grass root efforts?
- Michael's take on "Social Business"
- What's the future of collaboration
- What role does video conferencing play
- What has made collaboration a topic
- What do you get when you buy Michael's
- Michael attending Lotusphere 2012
- and much more...