Parlano and Persistent Chat

Spent my lunch today looking for VOIP/OCS/OC/Speech/UM/etc. solutions created on our platform in the expo area of Tech Ed 2007. I had met Bob Serr years ago when I was an ISV Developer Evangelist in Chicago.  From the moment I met Bob, it was easy to see that he was somebody that “gets it”.  Parlano, where…


HTC Advantage

I’m at TechEd (which I’ll post on when we wrap up), and I was sitting in a session next to a guy who was reading his email with a HTC Advantage.  I asked him how he liked it.  He had great things to say about the device.  He loved the 5″ screen (big and bright),…


Marshall, Michael and http://gotspeech.net – Great resources for writing Speech apps.

I met Marshall Harrison and Michael Dunn while at TechEd this week. Marshall and Michael did a great chalk talk on Speech Server 2007 development.  Both blog on speech and are very active in the Speech dev community.  Marshall started a community called gotspeech.net, which just hit 1000 registered users and has a new tutorial series that…

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About

For my first post, I thought I’d share who I am, what I do at Microsoft what this blog is all about.  Who: First, I’m a developer.  I’ve been fascinated by software since my first computer back in 1982, an  Apple II+.  I’ve been designing, developing and maintaining software professionally since 1992 (“What, you’ll pay…