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Entries from February 2007

Twitter Support

February 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Twitter Support

Twitter, says the official website is a “ Whole World in Your Hands” What is twitter? “Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can […]

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Tags: ajax · austin · podcast · podcasting

Twitter Support

February 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on Twitter Support

Twitter, says the official website is a “ Whole World in Your Hands” What is twitter? “Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can […]

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Tags: ajax · austin · podcast · web2 · web2.0 · webdev

Friday morning at Jo’s

February 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off on Friday morning at Jo’s

It’s Friday morning at Jo’s and there are a couple of dozen folks enjoying the chill air.  Tom, with the green bandana, is sweeping up aound the place and extolling the virtues of the new espresso machine, the La Marzocco.  We’ll have the scoop on this in an upcoming blog episode.  It’s a nice view […]

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Tags: austin · texas

Jo’s South is XL cover story!

February 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off on Jo’s South is XL cover story!

Austin American Statesman writer Shermakaye Bass has written up a “day in the life” of Jo’s South called: People-watching on SoCo “Shermakaye Bass scopes out the social landscape at Jo’s on South Congress for a glimpse of the famous and soon-to-be famous. MORE” “Any given day is a funky parade at Jo’s Hot Coffee on […]

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Downtown Jo’s Music | February 13 – 18

February 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Downtown Jo’s Music | February 13 – 18

Tues February 13 at 8 pm Blackwater Gospel Amy Cook 9 pm   Thurs February 15 at 12:30 pm Alice Spencer and her Monkey Butlers   Sun February 18 at 12:30 pm Andrew Nafziger Trio   Jo’s Downtown 242 W 2nd Street Austin, Texas   512.469.9003 joscoffee.com   Tags: amycook, blackwatergospel, alicespencer, andrewnafziger, jos, music

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Screenburn mixer at Jo’s Feb 22

February 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Screenburn mixer at Jo’s Feb 22

SXSW, Austin Community College (ACC), and the Digital Media Council present “Get into the Game”, an industry seminar and mixer on Thursday, February 22 from 7–9 pm at Jo’s Coffee, 242 West Second Street Austin, Texas. Mix it up with gaming industry mavens as they share their insights in to how to launch a gaming […]

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Tags: austin · texas

Al Gore on the Grammys

February 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Al Gore on the Grammys

In a postscript to my armchair blow by blow of the grammys.  Al Gore was a presenter for the best rock album of the year.  Stadium Arcardium beat out Neil Young. It would have been the redeeming moment of the night had Gore given the grammy to Neil Young. Don Henley gave a shout out […]

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Grammys 49

February 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Grammys 49

This years love fest of pop culture had the usual ups and downs, highs and lows.  I watching this years show from my palatial estate in Cedar Creek on TiVo. Here are some impressions I jotted down on my craplet sitting in the rocking chair. The Police are back and they belted out Roxanne, then […]

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Tags: austin · event · festival · web2

Austin International Rescheduled

February 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on Austin International Rescheduled

Organizers and city officials to bring the cycling event to Austin in 2008 (Lebanon, NJ) January 19, 2007 — g4 Productions, with the support of the city of Austin, has announced that the Austin International cycling event originally slated for this June will be rescheduled for June 2008. “We have formed some fantastic partnerships in […]

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World Class Cycling event comes to Austin

February 10th, 2007 · Comments Off on World Class Cycling event comes to Austin

New pro race for Armstrong’s hometown of Austin By Tim Maloney, European Editor Big time professional cycling for both men and women is coming to Austin, Texas, the hometown of seven time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong next June. The Austin International is a new race that has already earned a prestigious 1.1 UCI […]

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