Windows 7: what’s in a name?

As you probably heard the next version of Windows will be named Windows 7.  There are some mixed emotions out there.  Anti-climax? Simple? Disappointing? Surprised? What’s in a name though? Well I’m a believer in consistency and if Windows 7 is the start of a convention; Windows 8, Windows 9, Windows 10 etc. then I’m…


Live Services Jumpstart

  Hop, skip and jump start into Live Services with these 2 day technical courses on how to build amazing consumer web applications and unlock the critical mass of users quickly to make your idea fizz. There are 11 locations around the world where we’ll be handing out the knowledge and knowhow so make sure…

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Wow

  courtesy of Yahoo finance…


Moving on…

I’m excited to say that I’ve accepted a new role at Microsoft HQ in Redmond as Technical Evangelist for Live Services featuring Live Mesh.  I’m going to be working in Tim Sneath’s team and my first assignment is to head out to PDC in LA – cool!  I’m going to be responsbile for getting the…

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Windows Cloud

There’s news all over the internet this morning about Windows Cloud after Ballmer bounded into London and delivered a number of presentations to customers and press.  Talking about Google and cloud computing, he acknowledged the need to land an OS in the internet for customers and developers to leverage.  Can anyone spot the end game?…

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Convince your boss to let you attend PDC

Have you struggled in the past to justify attending technical conferences to your boss before?  Has PDC eluded you up until this point?  Well, why not try this letter crafted for you to justify you geeking it up in LA: http://microsoftpdc.com/Letter.aspx Good Luck!