Monthly Archives: September 2009

3 Pop Quiz Panorama of the ‘Blogger’ Team

3 Pop quiz Blogger Team

Photo by Ms. Jen with the Nokia N86’s panorama mode.

Wed 09.30.09 – Once a month, the folks at 3 and 3 Mobile Buzz host a Pop quiz. Tonight I found myself joining James Whatley, Ben Smith, et al, at the Alphabet Bar in Soho. Lots of good laughs, much whispering of answers, and general good fun was had by all, but the best part is that all the teams were using their mobile phones to find the answers to the pop quiz!
Click on the photo to see the large version of the panorama.

View from the Window

View from my hotel window over looking the roofline's of Bayswater

Photo taken by Ms. Jen with a Nokia N86.

Tues 09.29.09 – Upon entering the airplane in Dallas a week ago Monday, my respiratory system was working fine, half way through the flight to London, my nose was running like a spigot and I was chilled. By Saturday, the runny nose and chills had deepened into a sore throat & cough. By Sunday, I could barely speak.
Sunday morning London time, I called American Airlines to see what they thought of someone traveling sick. After talking to a very nice agent named Teresa, we both determined that I should not get on a plane yesterday and fly back home, even though as of yesterday, I had no fever. Due to the vagaries of the Mileage Awards program, the only flight open for me to fly home is next Monday.
So, now I am in London for an extra week. The last two days have been, quite frankly, a bummer as I have been ensconced in my hotel room coughing away and napping. Between coughs and naps, I can hear London outside. My favorite city outside, me inside.
So, I present to you today’s photo, a view from my window. Bayswater was lovely this afternoon.

Marriage! Birth! Squirrels!

First off, let’s start with the good news, via Facebook, of Mikey & Eliese’s wedding on Sat. Sept. 26, 2009. Congratulations to M&E, may your marriage be doubly blessed:

Sat. 09.26.09 - Mikey and Eliese Get Married!
Photo by Kathia Esquiverra.

Second off, Paige & Alex have Babified! Yes, the famed Diego Hernandez decided to grace the world with his presence on Sun Sept 27, 2009 around 4:45pm. He was a considerate grandson and decide to wait until after Joe & Vivian finished cleaning up from Mikey & Eliese’s reception before making his grand entrance. Congratulations to Family Hernandez!


Ovi Developer Day

Nokia's Martin Ramsin presenting at Ovi Developer Day
Photo by Ms. Jen with her Nokia N95.

Thurs 09.24.09 – Martin Ramsin presenting the Ovi SDK to the folks at the Ovi Developer event in London.
The new Ovi SDK Beta utilizes the new Ovi API and javascript, which makes it a good place for web designers and developers start to on creating mobile apps.
While the Ovi Dev day got off to a bit of a rough start before lunch with a small conceptual conflict between the verbal democracy of the dev crowd vs. the business-styled approach to presenting topics that Nokia folks are so fond of.
After lunch things got back on track when the presenters spoke of more concrete and relevant topics such as the Calling All Innovators UK, an open panel with last year’s winners, and Martin presenting on the release of the OVI SDK.
I had a very good conversation after wards with Nokia Forum’s Jouni Toijala about how to get more web designers and developers involved in mobile application development.