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The Telecommuter's Introduction

Vancouver, 2012-02-17 – One of my first tasks when I started at MySQL AB was to write an introduction letter for myself. At the time, we had a small team that was widely distributed across much of the world and the introduction letter (and yearly all-hands meetings) were important parts of helping our small team work effectively.

As I've worked with different organizations, I've tried to continue the habit – when I start somewhere new, I write a relatively personal introduction and encourage others to do the same.

Here's the letter that I wrote for the Magnolia team.
Thank you Boris! Greetings All,I'm quite happy and excited to be joining the Magnolia team: the product is solid, the people I've interacted with have been great and the company culture seems a good match for me. Also, it doesn't hurt that a dear friend (Sandro Groganz) speaks really highly of Magnolia as a whole.If you are really pressed …

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451 CAOS Links 2010.12.03

New CEOs for Funambol and Openbravo. Funding for 10gen. And more.

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“Tracking the open source news wires, so you don’t have to.”

# Funambol appointed Amit Chawla as its new CEO.

# Openbravo appointed Paolo Juvara as its new CEO and raised a new funding round.

# 10gen raised $6.5m in third-round funding led by Sequoia Capital.

# Microsoft has reportedly invested an undisclosed sum in TurboHercules.

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451 CAOS Links 2009.06.16

Open source and SMBs. New funding for Lucid Imagination. And more.

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On open source and SMBs
Savio Rodrigues contrasted Dell’s plans to target SMBs with bundles of hardware and open source with research from Forrester that indicated that SMBs are still wary of open source, while Matt Asay noted that there are significant opportunities for open source vendors if they can work out how to crack the SMB market and suggested that the way to make software easier for SMBs and to monetize it might actually be cloud-based computing.

OStatic noted that the issue may well be one of lack of awareness and that Dell’s initiative, as well as the …

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