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Syndicated 2008-11-26 05:02:22 from i am ruinous

What’s new in Phoenix Tech

Today a new site launched that will cover the goings-on in Phoenix Startups and Technolgoy.  Daily Hoopla will be hunting down cool companies in Phoenix and get them to spill the beans on what they are up to.  If you know a good company in Phoenix that deserves some attention, please send in your suggestions.

Syndicated 2008-09-04 18:14:55 from i am ruinous

What Does Daddy Do?

My 5 year old (also named Jade) had a homework assignment for Kindergarten where he had to explain “What do your parents do at work?”

This is what he came up with all on his own:

What Does Daddy Do?

For those of you who can’t decipher Kindergarten handwriting that says


  1. Fixes Computers
  2. Writes Programs
  3. Makes Websites
How funny is that?

Syndicated 2008-08-29 06:17:02 from i am ruinous

Arizona Republic Article from TiE Event

Today I was quoted in the Arizona Republic on the back page of the Business section based on the panel I spoke on at TiE.

Here is the article:

AZ Republic 8-28-2008

AZ Republic 8-28-2008

Syndicated 2008-08-29 05:59:43 from i am ruinous

Speaking at AZ TiE

I was recently asked to join a panel at the Arizona Chapter of TiE (a network of entrepreneurs “founded to inspire, foster and support entrepreneurship”).  I will be speaking on Wednesday August 13th at the panel titled New Product Development - At the Heart of Every New Venture.

Syndicated 2008-08-12 06:07:04 from i am ruinous

Quoted in Arizona Republic

I was interviewed a few weeks ago about “Fun in the Workplace.” It was really nice to talk to the reporter, Patricia Bathurst, about my opinions on creating a fun, yet productive workplace. I only got a small quote in this article but Patricia has expressed interest in doing a full piece on Integrum sometime this summer.Arizona Republic Article

Syndicated 2008-06-04 07:04:08 from i am ruinous

bizAZ’s 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35

I was lucky enough to be selected as one of bizAZ’s 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35! Check out the May/June edition of bizAZ. bizaz.com doesn’t have any good online information so I will scan and post my article soon.

Syndicated 2008-06-03 03:19:19 from iamruinous.com

Twitter + XMPP + Ruby == ZOMG!

This is a placeholder for my lightning talk at MountainWest RubyConf. I’ll add more content later. kthxbye.

Check out my example application at TwitterSign and fork the source at http://github.com/iamruinous/twittersign.

Or even better use TwitterProps!

Big thanks to Matt Gist for the ideas for both twittersign and twitterprops and all the design work he put into twittersign.

Keynote presentation *BEWARE: silliness ahead

Syndicated 2008-03-29 19:29:00 (Updated 2008-03-29 19:29:51) from i am ruinous. - Home

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