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Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg
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In 2009, the Drupal Community was pleasantly surprised when http://whitehouse.gov moved to the Drupal platform. Since then, Drupal has made major inroads in the U.S. federal government. Last week they...
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I <3 Linode!
Here's something good: We have implemented sophisticated brute force protection for Linode Manager user accounts that combines a time delay on failed attempts, forced single threading of log in attempts from a given remote address, and automatic tarpitting of requests from attackers. And this: Some of you may have noticed a few changes to the Linode Manger over the past few weeks, most notably that accessing your "My Profile" and the "Account ...
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Tomorrow night at 6pm eastern time I am going to teach the first MBA Mondays Live class. I announced it a month ago and the class quickly sold out. Part of the deal with these classes is that we are going to livestream them and also make them available via an archive. The livestream will be available here. You can click the green follow button on that page to be notified when the livestream is about to start. The archive video of the class will b...
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Words to live by.
When Bob Dorf and I wrote the Startup Owners Manual we listed a series of Customer Development principles. I thought they might be worth enumerating here: A Startup Is a Temporary Organization Designed to Search for A Repeatable and Scalable Business Model There Are No Facts Inside Your Building, So Get Outside Pair Customer Development with Agile Development Failure is an Integral Part of the Search for the Business Model If You’re Afraid to Fa...
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Plus I do really like your eLibrary idea - any progress on that?
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+Ryan Szrama has dreamy eyes in an Austin coffeeshop (@ #DrupalCampATX)
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First time seeing fireworks from above- from the balcony of our airbnb rental.
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Tomorrow night at 6pm eastern time I am going to teach the first MBA Mondays Live class. I announced it a month ago and the class quickly sold out. Part of the deal with these classes is that we are.....
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Thanks, Alex!
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Just in time for Christmanucha, my wife's new Strawberry Shortcake book! "Valentine's Day Mix-Up | Amy Ackelsberg" http://zivte.ch/rWt7XW
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If you build sites with Drupal, you need to check out Pantheon's hosting.
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Not sure what the point of this is, but I guess it can't hurt. Here's my business, y'all:
32 South Strawberry Street 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19106 USA
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Yes, mostly.
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Work
Occupation
Seller of Web Jawns.
Employment
  • Zivtech
    CEO, 2008 - present
  • The New School
    1999 - 2006
  • Philadelphians Against Santorum
    2006 - 2006
  • Music for America
    2004 - 2005
Places
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Currently
Philly
Previously
G-Town, Philly - New York City - Israel
Story
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CEO of Zivtech, Ranter and/or Raver
Introduction
I own a Web Development firm in Philly. I am a recovering political activist.
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A man of many hats.
Education
  • Hard Knocks
    present
  • The Graduate Faculty at the New School
  • Eugene Lang College
  • Temple University
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Male