Sunday, October 15, 2023

A tribute to Dave Thewlis

Dave Thewlis retired early this year as executive director of CalConnect, the Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium, on whose board I serve for several years. Back in January, CalConnect wrote a tribute to Dave. I offer my own belated congratulations to Dave for a lifetime of service to the calendaring and scheduling community, which basically includes all of us.

Tools for time zone management

No sooner do people start talking about sharing calendars and schedules, then they have to deal with time zones. This Wall Street Journal story from February 2023 offers some tips.

Thursday, September 28, 2023

R,I.P. Ribose

Calendar sharing continues to decline outside of Big Tech silos. I just received an email that Ribose is shutting down on November 1.

Sunday, September 10, 2023

More calendar helper - ad infinitum

So email is email and it pretty much works. But calendar and schedule sharing remains something that often requires Buying Something Else.

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Google Calendar - Outlook love

I don't use either Google Calendar or Outlook, so I don't care much aboutr this news item from May. But what about you? Is this a breakthrough?

Google Calendar gets improved interoperability with Outlook

Monday, April 24, 2023

iPhone-Android love. But calendaring love?

The Wall Street Journal says it's all love between iPhone and Android. But they left out calendaring and scheduling from this August 2022 story. I bet that's still not so lovey-dovey (unless you use Outlook on both, ugh).

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Excuse me!!! Steve Martin suffers with Apple treatment of time zones

Well-known banjo player Steve Martin appeared on Leo Laporte's The Tech Guy radio show on November 19, 2022, where among other things he complained about the way Apple treats time zones in iCalendar. Transcript Podcast