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Saturday, December 20, 2008

20081217_phillydotnet_Microsoft AzureServices


Max Zilberman, Microsoft Azure™ Services Platform

The Azure™ Services Platform (Azure) is an internet-scale cloud services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers, which provides an operating system and a set of developer services that can be used individually or together.

Azure's flexible and interoperable platform can be used to build new applications to run from the cloud or enhance existing applications with cloud-based capabilities.

Its open architecture gives developers the choice to build web applications, applications running on connected devices, PCs, servers, or hybrid solutions offering the best of online and on-premises. This session will offer a clear view of strategy and architecture of cloud services platform."
Mark
www.markm.com

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Social Media Club Philadelphia





20081216 Social Media Club Philadelphia

By Mark Magliocco



1601 Market StreetThe Radian Building - 35th FloorPhiladelphia, PA

We'll be talking about blogging, the future of journalism and blogging and more...join us for a super cool time with:
Chris Krewson Executive Editor

Yoni Greenbaum Executive Producer

Bob McGovern Managing Producer


Sunday, December 14, 2008

Fantastic Holiday Networking events




Fantastic Health related junto event at P'unk ave.

Our latest gathering attempted to straighten the chicane of the Healthcare industry, specifically the storage and transmission of medical data. Mark Scrimshire of CareFirst BC and HealthCamp led a discussion with PACS Manager at UPHS Brendten Eickstaedt, RN and technology enthusiast Phil Baumann, and health technology strategist Lisa Mizrahi.

http://junto.org/2008/12/11/the-medical-cultural-revolution/

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http://www.geekswhogive.org/
Philabundance Food Drive & TweetupPlease join us on Tuesday December 9th (6 to 9pm) for our kickoff event at National Mechanics! Admission is a minimum of 5 non-perishable food items to be donated to Philabundance. There will be drink specials and fun prizes.

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http://www.phillyinteractive.org/index.htm

PhIMA strives to provide valuable learning opportunities and networking events for agencies, publishers and clients alike. The organization’s intent is to encourage open communication in an effort to increase the sense of community within the Greater Philadelphia market. Participation and membership will help to support the future of the industry and is open to professionals of all levels.
Location: F.U.E.L. House Philadelphia PA

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Monday, December 01, 2008

Refresh Philly is here!

http://refreshphilly.org/


Basic InfoType: Internet & Technology - General Description: Refresh Philly is here!
From the Refreshing Cities website:http://refreshingcities.com/
Refresh is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of New Media endeavors in their areas. Promoting design, technology, usability, and standards.
The Refresh Manifesto
* Let's Gather Great Minds* Let's Share All Of Our Knowledge* Let's All Grow And Learn* Let's Promote Local Talent* Let's Be More Than We Think Can Be* Let's Make Our Cities Better

Contact InfoEmail: Website: http://twitter.com/refreshphilly Location: Philadelphia, PA Location: Philadelphia PA Comcast center

Headed to the first organizing meeting tonight! Keep an eye on this group.

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Mobile Monday event


Headed over to Mobile Monday tonight to catch an intersting discussion on how this technology is affecting the American family.

Mark




Http://momo-ma.com/

The event was sponsored by http://www.deviceanywhere.com/

Keynote: James E. Katz, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Communication at Rutgers University where he also directs the Center for Mobile Communication Studies
Moderator: Steve Barsh, First Round Capital
Panelists: Matthew Berberian, Customer Experience, Virgin Mobile USA
Dr. Scott H Reikofski - Director, Office of Fraternity Sorority Affairs University of Pennsylvania
Tole Hart, Research Director, Consumer Services, Gartner
Andrew Weinreich, Xtify/Meetmoi
Overview: Learn how mobility is changing families, education and work in America.
If you are a mobile marketer, application developer or investor – this is your chance to interact with leaders who have the research and real world experience to tell you how mobile phones are changing the way we live, work and play.

Now that cell phones have come to play a prominent part in family life it is worth considering how this technology is affecting the American family and interpersonal relationships.

This question is important because we are increasingly communicating and coordinating via mobiles, and social relationships are thereby modified. The question is also important because policymakers are looking at cell phones both with an eye to control and address critical social problems ranging from education to public safety.

At this Mobile Monday event, we will review data from a range of sources including surveys, case studies, interviews and news reports to identify trends in the way mobile phones are used in family life. Parent-child relationships, to social integration and peer socialization will all be explored.

Our panelists are both research and real world experts how mobile is being used today and how it will be used in the future.

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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Web Analytics Wednesday



Google sponsored the November 12th event with a special presentation on the new features within public beta. Here was your chance to meet Raku Coryne (East Coast Manager, Search & Analytics) and Rachel Meyer (Metrics Analyst, Search & Analytics) There was a a panel of speakers, using Google Analytics in this months exercise. Each speaker was given the same scenario and data set to work with to share strategy and analysis. It was a wonderful social and learning experience for all. Eric Matisoff and another member gave a review of the Google store using the new tools. Excellent evening!


Mark


Sunday, November 09, 2008

Crazy Sexy Cancer


Cancer has been my guru,” says Kris Carr, who set out to document her struggle to heal from what seemed to be an incurable form of the disease. With an entertaining blend of humor and emotion, the film accompanies her through her encounters with both the medical establishment and an astonishing variety of holistic healers. Finally, Carr’s illness goes into remission, and she discovers the irony that rather than challenging her will to live, cancer has furnished her with a life-affirming wisdom. A discussion by experts in various aspects of holistic treatment will follow.

Before the screening, enjoy a lunch prepared by natural food chef Christina Pirello whose journey to health followed a similar trajectory. She will share her own story and sign copies of her new cookbook This Crazy Vegan Life: A Prescription for an Endangered Species.
Location: Painted BrideDate: Nov. 11-16
Please attend and change your point of view on cancer and food!
Mark

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

MSDN Developer Conference

http://www.msdndevcon.com/Pages/sessions.aspx


The nature of software development is radically changing... Are you ready?Prepare yourself for a demanding future. Attend the MSDN Developer Conference.Experience Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform Create applications that seamlessly bridge the gaps between PC, Web, and phone Be among the first to see Windows 7 See the latest advances in Multi-Touch Application Development Take your .NET skills to the next level See sessions on WPF 4.0, Silverlight 2, ASP.NET 4.0, Parallel Programming, Live Mesh and more The Cost? Just $99. And, did we mention that attendees will get some cool giveaways?

http://www.msdndevcon.com/Pages/start.aspx

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Travis Laborde Session Code Camp 2008.3 + upcoming Class



Travis Laborde Session Code Camp 2008.3 from Mark Magliocco on Vimeo.

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If you never have seen Travis Teach you are missing a real treat. Check out his new class forming in Philadelphia December 13. Tell him I sent you and get a discount.

Mark


Developer Training Day December 13, 2008This training will be held in Center City Philadelphia from 9am till 1pm. The address is:DMi Partners121 South Broad Street - 2nd FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19107Course Description:After attending this class you will have gained working knowledge of:
Better code design using the Single Responsibility Principle, Dependency Injection, Inversion of Control, and the Service Locator Pattern.
Unit Testing using NUnit, MBUnit, Zanebug, and TestDriven.NET.
Setting up and using your own Source Control system with Subversion.
Using "virtual" machines to create stable, mobile work environments. Course Requirements:
A laptop, if you wish to follow along with the examples and hands-on activities.
A basic knowledge of .NET development, in either C# or VB.NET.
Visual Studio 2005 (or greater). Express Editions will be fine for most examples, but isn't capable of using all of the tools we will cover. Please use the Contact form, or email me if you have any questions, or Click Here to register!TravisData Deluxe

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Crisis on wall street Not fun but important

It's been a while but I wanted to post this video about the crisis on wall street.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Ralph's 70th Birthday Party







We had a wonderfull time celebrating Ralph's surprise birthday. Great job Bunny and team.


Mark



Summer Fun on the Chesapeake Bay



Great day hanging out with friends on the bay.
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Mark

Monday, May 19, 2008

Phillydotnet Code camp 2008.2 videos

Philly dot net code camp 2008.2 was a huge success!

Thanks to all involved.

Mark

Welcome




Bill lunch time talk


The Danni D Show



Featured speakers and quick tour



Prizes and conclusion.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Developer and Solutions Conference 2008


Attended the first day of the Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Developer and Solutions Conference 2008. Interesting topics and they had a surface computer. Very cool





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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Frank Costa Memorial 5k Run

PLease Join us in helping a family in need.

We will be piggybacking on a run in Gloucester Twp. Please make $50 check payable to Lisa Costa by April 1st. Proceeds will go to college funds for his children as well as the SPAN USA foundation. Please send check to: Metlife c/o Amie Haigh10000 Lincoln Drive WestSuite 7Marlton, NJ 08053

www.lin-mark.com

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Lex and Amelia's Christening


What can I say nothing but happiness when healthy babies enter the world.

If you look close you can see where the world trade centers were in this Picture.










Thursday, April 03, 2008

Went to the Heroes Happen Here launch event



Went to the Heroes Happen Here launch event for VS 2008 products.











Great Job by

Dani Diaz
Lindsey Rutter
Rachel Appel Congratulations to Rachel on getting Microsoft MVP Status. Way to go!


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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Smedley park Media PA



Went for a bike ride in Smedley Park very cool place. Check it out.




Friday, March 28, 2008

Philly dot net hands on lab 20080327



Awesome night using virtual PC. The Rob and Bill show was excellent.


Overview of virtualization concepts using Microsoft productsHands-On Lab Kickoff Video
Mark

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Mythologist William Henry and Sound Alchemist Ani Williams for this Sound Event

Got to see William Henry and Ani Williams on 3/21/08. Wild stuff. Check out their works
Thanks to Sarah Louise of Soulworks for gathereing this event at this time and place.


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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Annual Central Dinner March 2008



Me ( right ) and Lou Ferretti
We to a wonderful dinner with my Central High school brothers. Had a great time we eat and drank fabulous food at Luna Rosa > My Iphone camera ran out of film. :) see this link for what I am talking about. But I was saved my my central brother Ray Barczak . See his photos here.


Jack Dempsey and Ray Barczak

Friday, March 14, 2008

Been a while

Been crazy busy with life. Here are a few snap shots.

Peace
Mark










Alt .net meeting Dave Larabee on agile Development




Me as a kid with two colored laces

















2008 Girls BYC Champs










On a roller coster in Houston.

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Little Smiles Charity @BCA





Got to hear a presentation at the Breakfast Club Of America On January 25.

Welcome to Little Smiles
Whether it’s a need for toys, games, videos, computers, outings, special events, limousine transportation, concert and sporting event tickets, specialty dinners and celebrity meet and greets for children, Little Smiles and their community partners strive to fill that need.Little Smiles is a 501c3 charitable organization that strives to provide the things kids love the most while in local hospitals, hospices and shelters. Qualification of a Little Smiles candidate is simply any child residing in a local hospital, hospice or shelter who depends upon the above items and services to make their time in treatment more tolerable and enjoyable.
Please check out the website and give if you can
Mark


Got to see Marco Marsan speak at the second meeting of invitation only InnovationLeadershipcouncil at Moore college of Art. Jan 23 2008


Marco Facillitated an excellent brain training session called Think Naked.

His books are great check them out.

Mark

Thursday, January 10, 2008

FaceBook Developer Toolkit in .NET

Speaking at codecamp 2008 -01 -12

By 2011, one-half of all online adults and 84 percent of online teens in the U.S. will use social networking each month," We will review the basics of two Social Networking sites. Open social (Orkut) and Facebook API's are the way programmers can create custom applications that a socially aware. Microsoft has sponsored a toolkit to add to visual studio that allows easy access to the Facebook api REST programming model. We will review basic development process and create a simple app to show how to access friend data and install an app in the Facebook directory. As an added bonus Andy Schwam will give us a sneak peak at a new start up that promises to kick the doors in on this space.

Mark


Check out Andy's post on the event
http://www.blog.ingenuitynow.net/Code+Camp+20081+Follow+Up.aspx