Meeting Mike Vincent

(This a cross-post from remlog.net: http://blog.remlog.net/?p=33) Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting Mike Vincent, who is on the Board of Directors of INETA (International .NET Association) which works to coordinate a huge community of .NET user groups.   INETA, is a non-profit almost entirely driven by volunteers who have an interest in sharing .NET knowledge…

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Lunch with a Dynamics Languages Braintrust

One of the biggest privileges I have is the quality of people I get to hang out with here at Microsoft.  Within the Visual Studio Languages GO team and the DLR team there is a loyal group of us (actually I am a noobie) who walk down from Redmond campus to the same Chinese place…

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Sapir-Whorf Revisited

This is a cross post from my blog (http://blog.remlog.net) here: http://blog.remlog.net/?p=5 A friend from Microsoft reminded me of a post I did on my MSDN blog when I was previously at Microsoft on the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis (roughly, the hypothesis that your language shapes your view of reality) and its application to programming languages.  The blog…

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Back To Microsoft

I am back at Microsoft!  In October of 2007 I left my developer role on the XML Team and headed out to a local Redmond consulting firm and then to an Internet startup uboost based in Honolulu.  I recently came back to be Lead Program Manager on the Visual Studio Languages Growth Opportunity (GO) team.  If…

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