Troy Angrignon

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Working with Team Rubicon in Oklahoma

Team Rubicon is a veteran’s organization that “bridges the gap” in natural disasters. They get on the ground as soon as the disaster hits and stay there until the long-term recovery agencies are in place and functioning. In this case, they were in Moore, Oklahoma for 5 weeks and I was fortunate to be invited […]Read More⇒

Boston trip photos

I had the opportunity to spend a month in Boston this spring and have to say that I was impressed  at how many photo opportunities there were. It’s a really pretty city.Read More⇒

BlackBox Republic is now open and you’re invited!

My friends have been working hard at creating a new social site – something unlike everything else out there. Unlike most social sites that are pretty specific like LinkedIn for business, Facebook for…well…everybody including your grandma, and dating sites that are specific to your partners of choice, this is about the full expression of humanity. […]Read More⇒

Bon Voyage Jeffrey Walker. You made the world a better place. I’ll miss you.

I spent much of yesterday mourning, remembering and celebrating the passing of a true renaissance man from our lives back into the Universe. On September 1, 2009, Jeffrey Walker – father, husband, son, musician, artist, creator, company builder, martini-drinker, guitar player, blogger, and all around crazy interesting soul – left us all behind for the […]Read More⇒

Fleeing Silicon Valley Parts 1 and 2

Daya Baran has written two excellent posts over at WebGuild on the people, ideas, and capital that are fleeing Silicon Valley as the geographic center becomes less relevant. He quotes Jim Clark (of SGI, Netscape, and Healthon fame) who exited 10 years ago to Florida. Here are the posts: Part 1 Part 2 I have […]Read More⇒

iPhone Humour

A friend sent me this link which is pretty funny for people who either hate their lack of signal from AT&T or people who hate their iFriends.Read More⇒

Great Google ad

I laughed when I read this because it’s so true. I haven’t heard anybody say “DAMN IT, I can’t send email because my inbox is full!!!” since working at a prior company where we used Exchange where 5000 people exclaimed that almost daily. What a colossal waste of their time. Only about 1/10 of 1% […]Read More⇒