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Eating Your Own Dog Food

My first “real” job was in food and beverage. I worked in fairly expensive restaurants at a major European tourism destination for a number of years. One of the things that I learnt while there was that if you wanted to effectively sell food or wine you had to actually like it yourself. Sure, some […]

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Taking on Another Role

While I’m sure a more traditional way to celebrate the New Year would be by committing to doing more exercise or similar, in my case it’s a time for a small announcement. As of January 1st 2017 I am “Chair Elect” of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition. What does that mean? I’ll be the Chair from […]

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Happy Christmas!

For the last few years I’ve done an online Christmas greeting. This year with help from Stephen we took it to a new level. You can visit my slightly over the top and intentionally tacky Christmas greeting here at Michele.Christmas. Oddly enough one of the domain bloggers picked up on the usage and wrote about […]

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The Clock Is Ticking .. DotBlog Goes Live Tomorrow!

Tomorrow afternoon at 1500 UTC, which also happens to be 1500 here in Ireland, .blog will finally go into “general availability”. In other words, anyone who wants to register a .blog domain name will be able to do so without any restrictions. Sure, the registry has got a bunch of “premium” names and there’s also […]

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Making Hosting Sexy In Portland

Earlier this week I was in Portland, Oregon for the cPanel conference. On Wednesday morning I gave the keynote. I’m not sure if cPanel or anyone else recorded it, so in the interim here are my slides: Make Hosting Sexy from Blacknight My talk wasn’t about sex, obviously, but picked up on some of the […]

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Hear Me Speak At cPanel’s Conference In Portland

I’ve been invited to speak at the upcoming cPanel conference in Portland, Oregon. The conference, which takes place between October 3rd and October 5th, will cover a range of topics of interest to cPanel users and web hosting providers in general. So what will I be speaking on? My keynote is entitled: “How Can You […]

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