About Gary Burge
I am an experieced web programmer, techno-activist, romantic idealist, who never quite left the sixties, even though I became quite successful in the Internet space.
My business philosphy is different now than when I toiled in the bigco world. About a decade ago I experienced a life-altering epiphany: I was sacrificing my personal life and health to feed a corporate monster.
Tag Archives: Twitter
By Gary Burge | Published: August 5, 2008
This seems to be the day for web futures! Oiver Marks at ZDNet (Ã¢â‚¬ËœESMEÃ¢â‚¬â„¢: Social messaging within an enterprise SOA environment) and Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb (ESME: Is This What an Enterprise Twitter Could Look Like?) posted on ESME, a conceptual social network IM client proposed by SAP. ESME (Enterprise Social Messaging Experiment) addresses the [...]
By Gary Burge | Published: September 21, 2007
Web Worker Daily is becoming one of my favorite reads, mainly because of posts like “Web Worker 101: Staying Motivated“. Designed for telecommuters who work at home, “Staying Motivated” offers ways to maintain your focus (which usually means maintaining your self-discipline). Among the suggestions: Packup your laptop and work at your favorite wi-fi hotspot for [...]
By Gary Burge | Published: September 2, 2007
I work alone in an office in my home. Except for an occasional visit from one of our cats, my contact with other living things is minimal until my wife returns home from her job. Twitter has become my substitute for on-site coworkers. Instead of half-overheard hallway conversations as people pass my office door, I [...]