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Tonight Live: Chris Pirillo and Gnomedex on The Linux Show

Jun 24, 2003, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gerhardt)

[ Thanks to Jeff gerhardt for this link. ]

Tonight Live: Chris Pirillo and Gnomedex on The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, June 24th, 2003
from Chicago IL
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.

At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We have a a great show lined up for tonight on The Linux Show!

Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the week. Tonight on the news: This week in the news segment we will be discussing: more on Linus, SCO, Microsoft, the Airlines, fast desktops and even faster super computers. And of course; way way more.....

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Segment Two- A Windows Guy in the House- Chris Pirillo, The Lockergnome and Gnomedex Experience

Tonight we will have a conversation with Chris Pirillo, of Lockergnome and Tech TV fame.

Chris may be known as a Windows guy, but we like to think of Chris as one of a core group of true Internet Mavens. Chris's specialty is a mastery over "opt-in" email lists.

As an online technology content provider, Chris has created content is different from your run-of-the-mill Web site. His audience has been groomed to be extremely active, sending his Web server logs spinning out of control. Chris's goal has always been to feature the best of the best, for his market segment. Although best know as a windows user resourse, Lockergone has grown to include an e-mail newsletter network with nine separate titles including;

  • Windows Daily: 132,000 Subscribers
  • Apple Core: 6,000 Subscribers
  • Tech Specialist: 59,000 Subscribers
  • Webmaster Weekly: 23,000 Subscribers
  • Digital Media: 50,000 Subscribers
  • Exclusive Focus: 12,000 Subscribers
  • Penguin Shell: 16,000 Subscribers
  • Windows Digest: 146,000 Subscribers
  • Bits and Bytes: 33,000 Subscribers.

Today Lockergnome has over 8.5 million unique impressions per month.

On July 25th and 26th - Gnomedex, the convention designed for those who want to learn how technology can be used to improve their businesses, their careers, and their lives kicks off. Gnomedex 3.0 attendees include a wide range of backgrounds including IT professionals, business owners/managers, and enthusiasts from all over the world.

Speakers include: John C. Dvorak, Tim O'Reilly, Jim Louderback, and Slashdot's Rob Malda. Sponsors include: four Microsoft divisions, Google, Zone Labs, and NVIDIA. Iowa partners include: CrossPaths.net, i-Spot Access, and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Estimated attendance for 2003: 1,000.

This isn't a convention where you get lost in the hallways; it's a conference where you get lost in the conversations. Wither the walls that keep us from connecting with new folks and old friends; you've entered a live chat room, ready to listen to stories and solutions that continue to make the Web spin. Scheduled presentations will keep you captivated, and surrounding peers will keep you motivated.

Chris Pirillo is a best-selling author and creator of the award-winning Lockergnome e-zine, has found the answer to harnessing the complete potential of technology. Profiled by such publications as The New York Times, Fortune, and Inc. Magazine, Pirillo has made the corporate and electronic elite stand up and take notice with the technical tips and trends contained in his Lockergnome newsletters. With no marketing budget, Pirillo attracted over 350,000 confirmed subscribers, including some of Silicon Valley's highest profile innovators - and found advertisers in thought leaders, including Google and Microsoft.

In addition, Chris is a foremost commentator on the newest innovations that are expanding the limits of technology and our imaginations. For a year, he hosted a weekly "technology" show on AM 1040 WHO, Iowa's premier talk radio station on the Clear Channel Communications Network. With 50,000 watts of pure Pirillo presence, he kept listeners infotained with local and national guests. His shows were recorded live and archived on the Web for international coverage. He moved on to host a daily television show in San Francisco; with his guidance, TechTV's Call for Help survived three layoffs.

Chris is now co-authoring a book with John C. Dvorak. "Online!" will be published by Prentice-Hall in October (2003). His personal online journal (Weblog) pulls in an active audience as he continues to create successes that work in conjunction with the evolving Lockergnome brand. He speaks to professional organizations large and small, in person or via the Internet, and his media career is about to go into overdrive. If people haven't heard of Chris Pirillo before now - they will soon.

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