Technology playing its part in history – Part 2

I made a post recently on how technology was playing a part in the Inauguration in a way that I expect it had not before.  One of the technologies I mentioned was Photosynth and not that people have uploaded their photos there are a number of new Photsynths to be viewed. Lincoln Memorial Concert –…

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Look what happens when marketing is not restricted to using normal ‘media’

One great to convey/share information is in a video,  people seem to remember things better when they see them rather than just reading about it.  Traditionally within Microsoft this is done by producing the videos and having a Microsoft microsite created around them,  something along the lines of www.microsoft.com/bpio/ucg/tdm/bmo/media/videos/list.aspx or something equally as lengthy. Well…

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Technology playing its part in history

As I type out this posting,  I have the CNN website open with the live video stream of the inauguration.  Watching this sort of thing over the internet is not special but some of the technology that they are using in combination with the video stream show how technology can enhance the experience. CNN.com Live…

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Delivering information across the enterprise

A while back,  I visited ‘The Register’ for a webcast about how to deliver information across the enterprise. I have done a few webcasts over the last few years but this was certainly one I will remember.  First of all,  it was ‘The Register’ so I wasn’t sure what to expect,  a warm welcome or…

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Windows 7 in 7 easy steps

With the beta coming available imminently,  I decided to install Windows 7 on my laptop …… that’s right …. on my one and only work laptop.  Here is how easy it was Check to make sure Windows Live Sync has copied a backup of my files on one of my home PCs.  That includes my…

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Travel expenses more than £50 a day for your meeting?

First of all let me wish you a happy new year … after a few weeks of mince pies, turkey and ‘Vin Chaud’ I have now started on my training plan for the Reading Half Marathon … time to get into shape. A few of the guys in the Small Medium Business team at Microsoft…

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