Join us to discuss Windows Live Mesh and the Cloud ** amended to add James Senior’s bio

If you’d like to join us please edit the wiki to add your name – that way we’ll have a good idea of how many people to expect. Where: The Coach and Horses pub, 29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1V 5LL      When: 11th December from 6pm to 8pm (and onwards for anyone that fancies it) Who’d…


where can I access the PDC keynote streams?

Simply browse to the Microsoft PDC website which advertises the streams as follows: “Watch the PDC2008 keynotes LIVE online on Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 AM- 10:30 AM Pacific Standard Time.  Bookmark and join Ray Ozzie and friends each day for the latest news from PDC. “


Don’t get stuck with your head in the clouds

There’s a great deal of expectation around Microsoft announcements at PDC2008 – I know what the details are and they are exciting. It’s important though to not become “blinkered” and miss the other content – there’s a great deal of great content both at PDC and TechEd EMEA that shows where we’re going with our…


It’s not what you know, it’s when can you talk about it that matters

I love working at Microsoft as I get to work on cool new technologies that can be used to help people be more effective. I am lucky to be able to work with fascinating people from all walks of life. I’ve been quieter than usual on my blog over the last few months as most…


How many people went to Microsoft’s Heroes Happen Here events?

The Heroes Happen Here launch events may seem a long way back in the past (Spring 2008) but I thought you might find this interesting. I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the UK launch event and I remember the huge amount of time and effort that went into just presenting two…


Here’s a letter for your Boss to encourage them to sign-off your trip to PDC

I was amused to see the Letter to your Boss on the MicrosoftPDC website as referenced by the PDC Twitter feed. I’m sure budgets are tight for most organisations given the current financial melt down hence following as much of the proceedings as possible online via blogs and twitter may be the only option for…


Join the VistaSquad to learn about being a Geek 2.0 and WPF/Silverlight applications

The VistaSquad are meeting again tomorrow night – Wednesday 17th September at Microsoft’s office in London. To sign up (for free) simply head on over to the VistaSquad event page here. Topics this month: WPF/Silverlight Application Deep Dive (Richard Godfrey, iPrinciples) How to be a Geek 2.0 (Viral Tarpara, Microsoft) Directions to Microsoft Agenda: 6pm…


How can Public Key Infrastructure technologies improve your information security posture?

There’s a really good (free) TechNet webcast coming up on the 17th September which will be a great resource for those of you who’d like to learn how to take advantage of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) in your organisation. The full details of the event are as follows “To register simply click on this hyperlink…