Tonight Live: WiFi Fact and Fiction PLUS Chris Pirillo's
"Gnomedex" >> on The Linux Show!!
Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, July 1st, 2003from 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 patriotic show lined up for tonight on The
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: Wireless
Internet, more on Linus, SCO, Microsoft, the Airlines, fast
desktops and even faster super computers. And of course; way way
Tonight we will have a conversation with Tim
Pozar of BAWUG! Pozar is a founding member of the Bay Area
Wireless User Group AND is currently leading an effort, called the
Bay Area Research Wireless Network (BARWN), to deploy of high speed
Internet access through out the San Francisco area. The
infrastructure is based on low-cost unlicensed equipment.
Tim Pozar is a communications consulting engineer specializing
in commercial microwave path and tower engineering for government.
He was an early entrepreneur and developer in the Internet startup
area, by co-founding a number of companies such as TLGnet (San
Francisco's first ISP), Brightmail (first commercial anti-spam
company) and Omniva (digital rights management). Previous to this,
for 25 years, Pozar was a radio broadcast engineer for commercial
and non-commercial radio stations.
We will be discussing fact vs fiction of WIFI tonight.
Segment Three- A Windows Guy in the House- 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
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
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
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.
Urls for Segment 2:
Lockergnome- The Site
that launched the whole Chris thing
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