Thoughts from the WebbyConnect Summit

I had the opportunity to attend the WebbyConnect Summit on October 3-5 at Laguna Beach. It was a series of non-technical panel discussions on the various growing trends on the Web, and their social and cultural impacts, especially with respect to the media and internet industries. Topics discussed include: Web as an essential media channel…

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SOA Security – Enterprise Architecture Perspective

This week I had the opportunity to speak at the IT Architect Regional Conference in San Diego, on the subject of architecting enterprise SOA security. It is an interesting event, with speakers from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, TIBCO, Fair Issac, and many other organizations. We even gave away a brand new XBox 360 and a Zune!…

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Southern California ArcCouncil Events – November 2007

The next set of SoCal Architect Councils is a “plain old technology briefing” covering the upcoming versions of Visual Studio, Windows Server, and SQL Server. This event will be held in San Diego on November 28th and Irvine on November 29th. Please register for the location that works best for you. The event starts at…

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Silverlight at Break.com

Break.com, a popular online video destination (August 2007 stats were approximately 500M video clips, 17M unique users/month, and 1.3M unique users/day who consume 15M videos/day), best characterized as a channel catered to guys aged 18-35, worked with BLITZ agency to launch a "spatial search" application built using Silverlight 1.0. It is an interesting visualization of…

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Microsoft releasing the source code for the .NET Framework libraries

ANNOUNCEMENT – 2007.10.03: Microsoft is releasing the source code for .NET Framework libraries under the Microsoft Reference License.  This license allows viewing of source code, but not modification or redistribution. The source code will be downloadable and viewable by anyone who accepts the license agreement.  Microsoft will introduce a capability in Visual Studio 2008 to…

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