microspotting

before i started at microsoft on october 31, 2005 (yes – it’s almost been four years!) i spent a lot of time combing through posts on channel9, jobsblog and the careers site.  i wanted to get a sense of whether i would fit in.  fortunately i was interviewed for and accepted the perfect job and…


the it crowd complete second season dvd is here!

i noticed up in my netflix watch instantly queue that the second season of the it crowd is available on demand.  i quickly checked the availability of the dvds and best buy has the first and second season in stock.  the third season is scheduled to be released here in september.  i am so into…


history of microsoft videos – 1995

in february channel9.msdn.com started a history of microsoft series that has been very entertaining to watch.  in a few short months, the series has covered 20 years of microsoft, computing, and the world.  check it out here.


did you know: windows key + number to launch pinned taskbar programs

i keep on forgetting to demonstrate this great new feature.  today i remembered to show how you can take pinned taskbar programs and reorder them, what i forgot to mention is the windows key + number associated with those pinned apps. so in the example above windows key + 1 launches internet explorer 8, windows…