My opinion.

Golly, I love this job. Okay, before you read any further, go read the tagline of this blog. In case you’re reading it through RSS, I’ll paste it here: “This is the personal blog of Chris Wilson, Platform Architect of the Internet Explorer Platform team at Microsoft (and ex-Group Program Manager).” Underscore that “personal” bit….


What I think about ES4.

Dean Edwards asked me in a comment on the IEBlog what I personally thought of the ES4 proposal. (‘You say that “Microsoft” think that the web is best served by the creation of a new language. Your name is at the bottom of this article. What do *you* think?’ – I’ll let the FUD comment…


Best. Spam. Evar.

“Dear Chris: This is a shameless marketing e-mail, so if you don’t want to be marketed to, FOR GOODNESS SAKES, TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER.”


Oh! Oh! Wait!

I’m skeptical cat!


I am… sad cookie cat.

You are: Sad Cookie Cat 54% Affectionate, 40% Excitable, 60% Hungry You are the classic Shakespearian tragedy of the lolcat universe. The sad story of a baking a cookie, succumbing to gluttony, and in turn consuming the very cookie that was to be offered. Bad grammar ensues. To see all possible results, checka dis. Link:…



This Thursday, I’m going to be going on vacation.  For the first time in a very long time, I’m actually going to be totally offline for at least part of it – since I’m spending a week on a liveaboard dive boat in the Dry Tortugas (west of Key West in Florida).  So, if you’re…


Why I love my MacBook, but Microsoft too.

I love my MacBook.  I especially love the new photo workflow I’m almost finished setting up, which will not only have a smooth transition from developing to managing to uploading to Flickr, but also has automatic geotagging if I take along my handheld GPS when I’m shooting.  (None of this is stuff I can’t do…


Back from MIX…

And my talk is available on the web – go to, type “Chris Wilson” in the search box and hit enter.  Choose the first result (the second one is my talk from last year).  Available in WMV and Silverlight format (which I checked out on my MacBook, and I’m pleased to report it worked…


For all of you that aren’t going to MIX07…

…there will be a lot of live information streamed from the event, and videos released afterward.