Signed Up For Convergence08

John Smart, the prime mover behind the old Accelerating Change conferences, sent an e-mail reminder about Convergence08 unconference November 15-16 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. It has a broad focus on some emerging technology areas that I hope will make for an eclectic and thought-provoking mix: synthetic [...]

By | 2008-10-20T22:53:47+00:00 October 19th, 2008|Events, skmurphy|0 Comments

Two Professional Groups for Consultants

Many mid-career professionals may take advantage of this latest Silicon Valley downturn to launch a consulting practice. Some of them find their way to the Bootstrappers Breakfast, where they are welcome. If they want to establish a consulting practice I encourage them to join organizations like PATCA and WIC as [...]

By | 2009-02-19T17:48:12+00:00 October 15th, 2008|Consulting Business|1 Comment

EDA Bloggers’ BoF at ICCAD 2008

Ed Lee and I have been pulling together another EDA Bloggers' Birds of a Feather, this one at the 2008 ICCAD Conference. It will be on Wednesday November 12, 4-6pm in the Fir Ballroom. It's listed in the ICCAD program as an additional meeting: EDA Bloggers' Birds-of-a-Feather sponsored by IEEE [...]

By | 2008-11-10T15:08:11+00:00 October 13th, 2008|Blogging, EDA, Events, skmurphy|2 Comments

Please Be Healthy

I sent the following E-Mail after a series of conversations and E-Mail exchanges with a founder struggling with entrepreneurial burnout. I thought it was apropos the current angst in Silicon Valley. Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 3:32 PM Subject: Please be healthy It's a challenge to maintain work life balance, [...]

By | 2014-09-01T16:39:09+00:00 October 8th, 2008|4 Finding your Niche, Quotes, skmurphy|1 Comment