Microsoft’s Effort on 2008 Summer Olympics Coverage

Excited about upcoming Summer Olympics? Microsoft brings you a great digital coverage. Extracted from a promotional email: On the eve of 08.08.08 and the excitement around the XXIX Olympiad, Microsoft and NBC Sports have teamed to deliver event coverage on a scale never seen before on the Internet, let alone on TV.  NBC and Microsoft…

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Live Maps China RTW

I got an email this morning saying the LIve Maps China was live today. According to the email, this first public release supports most basic map and local search features across China with details for 114 cities, plus a Public Transit feature for 11 cities, I found my high school in the map and even…

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Progressive Development

My mentor James at Microsoft recently started a blog with the name “Progressive Development”. It talks about best and worst practices of software engineering in the format of entertaining conversations between two figures Motley and Maven. I knew James through his class at Microsoft and he is a fantastic teacher with excellent engineering knowledge and…

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