Tag: conference

OpenWorld 2017–where is the tech content ?

I can’t actually remember how many OpenWorld conferences I have attended. At a guess it would be around 7 or 8. Every year there is a criticism that there is “not enough technical content”. Well I’m calling “fake news” on that. I can’t remember…

The AskTOM team at OpenWorld 2017

The AskTOM team will be out and about at OpenWorld in October, so if you are at the conference as a full attendee, or just with a Discovery pass, please come up and say Hi!  As well as our session talks, we’ll be doing…

Behold the full stack developer

Well…sort of.  Well…not really This blog post is really about how with just a little bit of knowledge and patience you can bring several cool technologies and tools together to achieve what you want. I’m off to OpenWorld at the start of October which…

Oracle Code … Not for database people ?

Jump over to the Oracle Code home page and you will see the “mission statement” of the Oracle Code conference series: “Learn from technical experts in sessions for developing software in Java, Node.js, and other languages and frameworks.” You might hence be thinking that…

Top Ten Travel hints and Tips

Well, let me be honest right at the top here.  These are not travel hints   These will not help you in any way. This is me having a whine and a rant about a minority of people that I occasionally encounter when travelling….

OTN Yathra 2017

The amazing 6 city set of events is just around the corner, with all of the dates and details available at http://otnyathra.in/ Here are my thoughts on why you should be attending

The village idiot

If you are not familiar with the term Village Idiot, then Wikipedia provides a sufficient definition from which I can base this blog post. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Village_idiot “The village idiot … is a person known for ignorance or stupidity” Over the past couple of weeks I’ve…