Correcting Grammar for Microsoft Products and Technology

I see book authors, editors, bloggers, press, team members, and occasionally even a VP misspell our products, technologies, and features that I thought I would build and maintain a list of the correct capitalization and spelling of the most commonly misspelled Microsoft products and technologies. Sources: Internal site (brandtools) and the Microsoft Trademarks Web site….


My Picks for PDC 2009

With a little over a month to go before Microsoft’s biggest and best developer event, I wanted to pick out which PDC sessions look super interesting (to me) this year: Dan’s picks Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp (Mark Russinovich, Arun Kishan)– I’ll be setting up some projects during this time, but it would be great…


The Unofficial Microsoft Overworked Advisory System

Scott Hanselman recently blogged about "Ninjas on fire" as a way to describe being overwhelmed at work, here’s a snippet from his post on the origin: Jesse asked me how I was doing yesterday and I replied "Ninjas on fire, man." Four years ago when Halo 2 was coming out it was described like this….


Goodbye to Bill Gates Links

Yes, it’s Bill’s last day, here’s a collection of videos for your viewing pleasure: Channel 9: Bill Gates: Transitioning into the Future Channel 9: This Week on Channel 9 with Jeff Sandquist and Bill Gates stories Channel 9: ‘Softies share their Bill Gates stories MS PressPass: Bill Gates Looking Backing, Moving Ahead CNN: Bill Gates…