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= Contact = ||<tablestyle="float:right; font-size: 0.9em; width:40%; background:#F1F1ED; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" style="padding:0.5em;"><<TableOfContents>>||

== Contact ==
'''Launchpad:''' https://launchpad.net/people/johnwlittle
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'''WWW:''' http://www.ubuntuvideo.org '''WWW:''' http://www.johnlittle.org
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'''IRC:''' johnlittle '''IRC:''' JohnLittle  on network irc.freenode.net
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= Ubuntu Memberships = == Other Wiki Contributions ==

The Fridge: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Fridge

The Markteting Team: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam

== Ubuntu Memberships ==
'''Ubuntu Members:''' https://launchpad.net/~ubuntumembers
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= Ubuntu Related Projects = == Ubuntu Related Projects ==
''' Ubuntu Video '''
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=== Project Title ===
'''Ubuntu Video
:''' http://www.ubuntuvideo.com
WWW: http://www.ubuntuvideo.com
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=== Description ===
Ubuntu Video showcases the best Ubuntu related demo, tutorial, and testionial videos on the web.
Project Wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam/UbuntuVideo
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=== Launch ===
August 4th, 2006
I blog about Ubuntu and FOSS at http://www.johnlittle.org quite a bit.
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=== Goals ===
1. Demystify Linux - Many people still don't know that Linux has a GUI. Even more still haven't even heard about Linux.
And here's a quick and dirty logo attempt for the Houston Loco
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2. Myth busting - You know all the myths. That's why it's important to flood the video hubs with stuff like Ubuntu gamer videos. Ubuntu is fun, easy to use, and beautiful. You can't just tell people that. You have to show them. {{attachment:ubuntuhoustonlogo.png}}
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3. Energize the community - I want to see thousands of testimonials, demos, and tutorials spreading across the web. It's important to have a hub like Ubuntu Video where you showcase the best. But it's just as important that people can share and distribute the videos the find useful (post them in their blogs). Hosting them on YouTube and Google makes that possible. == Recent Media ==
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4. Spark discussion in the Ubuntu Team - I'd love to see a series of "official" demos and tutorials created to support each release. ''' Houston Chronicle Tech Blog '''
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5. Technical support - Hopefully enough tutorials will be created to make Ubuntu Video a reliable source for users seeking technical support for particular features and applications. WWW: http://blogs.chron.com/techblog/archives/2007/02/guest_post_two_linux_distros_join_forces.html
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6. Help address Bug #1 - Self-explanatory :) == Ubuntu Goals ==
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= About Me =
Bio from Blogs of War: http://www.blogsofwar.com/about-john-little/
I'm now an Ubuntu Member. Most of my time is spent maintaining Ubuntu Video. However, I'd like to assist The Fridge team with SEO and Drupal maintenance where needed. My life is pretty busy these days but feel free to contact me if you need assistance with an Ubuntu related project.
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My name is John Little. I’m 37. I live in work in Houston, Texas. I’m an IT Business Process Consultant in Houston, Texas. About 95% of my time is spent dedicated to supporting the ongoing maintenance and development of a web-based application that serves over 31,000 hospital patients. I’m the primary bridge between our project’s technical folks and over 1,200 staff members in 20+ care centers. I have quite a bit of ground to cover so I try to devote 1-2 days per week to making rounds and engaging center managers, nurses, physicians, business center staff, and patients. The work is demanding but rewarding. == About Me ==
My name is John Little. I’m 38. I live and work in Houston, Texas. I’m a Business Systems Analyst and about 95% of my time is spent dedicated to supporting the ongoing maintenance and development of a web-based application that serves over 42,000 hospital patients. I’m the primary bridge between our project’s technical folks and over 1,200 staff members in 30 care centers. I have quite a bit of ground to cover so I try to devote 1-2 days per week to making rounds and engaging center managers, nurses, physicians, business center staff, and patients. The work is demanding but rewarding.
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More recently I co-founded, and served as the CEO, of bAnywhere.com. I’m no longer affiliated with bAnywhere.com but my partner and I had quite a bit of success developing wireless applications for the Palm VII platform. Our customers included Palm Computing, Lockheed-Martin, and the PGA Tour. We developed some really interesting systems, in the brief period that the platform was supported, including the first use of a wireless PDA to send commands to an orbiting satellite (more about that here) and a system that would deliver real-time PGA Tour scores to wireless PDA users. More recently I co-founded, and served as the CEO, of bAnywhere.com. I’m no longer affiliated with bAnywhere.com but my partner and I had quite a bit of success developing wireless applications for the Palm VII platform. Our customers included Palm Computing, Lockheed-Martin, and the PGA Tour. We developed some really interesting systems, in the brief period that the platform was supported, including the first use of a wireless PDA to send commands to an orbiting satellite and a system that would deliver real-time PGA Tour scores to wireless PDA users.
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Blogs of War has been in operation, in many forms, for almost 5 years now although I did not register the domain until November of 2002. It has evolved quite a bit over the years. At times the focus has leaned heavily towards politics (and political humor) at others it focused primarily on aerospace, defense, and technology issues. I’ve recently (June 2006) redesigned the site, stripped out the fluff, and I’m taking it back to the format used during the early days of the war with Iraq. The site is heavily read in defense, intelligence, media, and federal government circles. I don’t actively seek the spotlight, but Blogs of War has been covered by countless media outlets around the globe. In my spare time I take on various marketing and public affairs jobs. Recent projects include crafting Internet word of mouth marketing campaigns for companies like Ford and Lincoln-Mercury. I also occasionally take on various national security related (usually) public relations projects.
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In my spare time I take on various marketing and public affairs jobs. Recent projects include crafting Internet campaigns for Ford, Lincoln-Mercury, and various political interests at the national level. I started using Linux with the release of Mandrake 1.0 around 1998. It's now known Mandriva. I quickly moved to SUSE and used it on and off through the years. It's a great distro. Sometime in 2004 I finally ditched Windows for good.

In February of 2005 I installed the first Ubuntu release (Warty Warthog) for a friend and was so impressed with it that I said goodbye to SUSE and installed Ubuntu a day later. I've been using it, and being amazed by it's progress, ever since.
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Contact

Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/people/johnwlittle

Email: mailto:johnwlittle@gmail.com

WWW: http://www.johnlittle.org

IRC: JohnLittle on network irc.freenode.net

Other Wiki Contributions

The Fridge: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Fridge

The Markteting Team: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam

Ubuntu Memberships

Ubuntu Members: https://launchpad.net/~ubuntumembers

Marketing Team: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam

Ubuntu Video

WWW: http://www.ubuntuvideo.com

Project Wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MarketingTeam/UbuntuVideo

I blog about Ubuntu and FOSS at http://www.johnlittle.org quite a bit.

And here's a quick and dirty logo attempt for the Houston Loco

ubuntuhoustonlogo.png

Recent Media

Houston Chronicle Tech Blog

WWW: http://blogs.chron.com/techblog/archives/2007/02/guest_post_two_linux_distros_join_forces.html

Ubuntu Goals

I'm now an Ubuntu Member. Most of my time is spent maintaining Ubuntu Video. However, I'd like to assist The Fridge team with SEO and Drupal maintenance where needed. My life is pretty busy these days but feel free to contact me if you need assistance with an Ubuntu related project.

About Me

My name is John Little. I’m 38. I live and work in Houston, Texas. I’m a Business Systems Analyst and about 95% of my time is spent dedicated to supporting the ongoing maintenance and development of a web-based application that serves over 42,000 hospital patients. I’m the primary bridge between our project’s technical folks and over 1,200 staff members in 30 care centers. I have quite a bit of ground to cover so I try to devote 1-2 days per week to making rounds and engaging center managers, nurses, physicians, business center staff, and patients. The work is demanding but rewarding.

I majored in History and Political Science at Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State University, and Texas A&M, but my entire professional career has centered around technology. I started playing with personal computers somewhere around 1979-80 with a Timex Sinclair and Commodore VIC-20. I spent a lot of time online, even then, exploring computer bulleting board systems (BBSs). I even ran my own UNIX-based BBS for a while. I started exploring the Internet sometime in the 80s almost 15 years before the WWW as we know it arrived.

I spent a number of years in aerospace working in and around NASA’s Johnson Space Center for a variety of contractors including Loral, Lockheed-Martin, and SAIC. Notable jobs during those days included serving as a field engineer for the Shuttle Training Aircraft program and later as the webmaster for the Space Shuttle Program Office’s secure global extranet (SSPWEB) via the United Space Alliance Space Flight Operations Contract (SFOC).

I have a bit of an entrepreneurial streak. In the early nineties I was involved in a startup that would have created, actually did create, the first online florist wire service. We spent a few million dollars over a couple of years, had EDS build some really nice software, create customer service centers, bandwidth, and launched successfully only to have the primary partners sue each other into oblivion. I was Vice President of Operations when we finally closed the doors for good.

More recently I co-founded, and served as the CEO, of bAnywhere.com. I’m no longer affiliated with bAnywhere.com but my partner and I had quite a bit of success developing wireless applications for the Palm VII platform. Our customers included Palm Computing, Lockheed-Martin, and the PGA Tour. We developed some really interesting systems, in the brief period that the platform was supported, including the first use of a wireless PDA to send commands to an orbiting satellite and a system that would deliver real-time PGA Tour scores to wireless PDA users.

In my spare time I take on various marketing and public affairs jobs. Recent projects include crafting Internet word of mouth marketing campaigns for companies like Ford and Lincoln-Mercury. I also occasionally take on various national security related (usually) public relations projects.

I started using Linux with the release of Mandrake 1.0 around 1998. It's now known Mandriva. I quickly moved to SUSE and used it on and off through the years. It's a great distro. Sometime in 2004 I finally ditched Windows for good.

In February of 2005 I installed the first Ubuntu release (Warty Warthog) for a friend and was so impressed with it that I said goodbye to SUSE and installed Ubuntu a day later. I've been using it, and being amazed by it's progress, ever since.


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