Shovel-Ready Social Media for SC09

From the SC09 Community Blog:
The SCxx conferences have a strong community made up of thousands of people who come back to the show year after year. As a new initiative of the SC09 Communications Committee, this blog entry describes a strategy to connect and grow the Supercomputing community using Social Media tools.

“So, how do you engage with Social Medial for SC? Like driving a car,
Social Media is not something you "get" just by reading about it–you
have to learn by doing. Here’s how:

  • Twitter users: Follow our Supercomputing Twitter page at:
  • Blog lovers: Read the Supercomputing blog at:
  • Facebook users: join the SC Conference for HPC Facebook Group:
  • Linked In users: Join the SC09 Linked In Group:

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    About Rich
    FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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