RubyNation Video Production Site Survey

I just completed the video production site survey at the Sheraton Hotel, where we’ve got the master ballroom and a junior ballroom booked for RubyNation 2010. We resolved most of the big audio/visual setup issues, so all systems are green for this year’s video production effort. We’ll be video-taping the conference sessions.

Exchanges Connect Top 40 Announced

The Top 40 videos for the Exchanges Connect Online Video Contest have been chosen. I was part of the team that created and ran the contest for the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Now it’s in the hands of the celebrity judges to select the final winners! Upgraded! has been upgraded from Rails 2.2.2 to Rails 2.3.5. Even better, the site is now hosted using Phusion Passenger and Nginx, for faster performance than ever before. As a bonus, we’ve even upgraded to the latest version of the ActiveScaffold plugin.