As a preview to the book I’m working on, currently in editing, I wanted to share the introduction to my book and get some feedback from some of my potential readers. Please let me know what you think. Good, bad, what you were expecting, way off the mark. You won’t hurt my feelings.
Anyone who manages a Google Group may have noticed recent changes to how they administer their users. While the Google Groups team calls this a spam improvement, I call it a huge oversight, a lack of innovation, and a step backwards. Especially for admins who have to deal with adding users not familiar with mailing list or groups.
On the Google Groups announcement page, they detail this change on July 19th as follows: Continue reading →
Here are some posts from other places that I write, including opensource.com, southwestraleigh.com (Raleigh’s Creative District), and CityCamp Raleigh. It was an exciting few weeks that included an awesome CityCamp Raleigh event on June 3, 4, and 5th. Also, a key initiative for an economic development proposal was in front of City Council for Southwest Raleigh related to the efforts happening on southwestraleigh.com. It passed on June 21 by a 7-1 vote.
I started my presentation by giving an overview of the project as I understood it. I told the council I was surprised that this project was targeting student housing when our current zoning doesn’t have a classification focused on student housing. The proposed project would be located at Lake Wheeler Road and Lineberry Drive. GH-1-11 would be four stories in height and have 72 4-bedroom apartments.
The purpose of my presentation to City Council was to
table the GH-1-11 project,
look at bringing in an Institutional Overlay to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), and
have the Citizen Advisory Councils (CACs) notified of future administratively approved projects Continue reading →
I had quite a day yesterday. My hosting company, Just Host, suspended the hosting for the domain lineberry.org because of some SPAM flags sent from AOL. It took me pretty much all day to convince them that the 300-person mailman list used for our neighborhood was not sending SPAM. But how did I get to that situation in the first place and why is AOL flexing their muscles on my little community website? Continue reading →
Here are some posts from other places that I write, including opensource.com and news & updates from my neighborhood via the Lineberry Alliance Blogs. See what else I’ve been saying around the web over the last few weeks.