Merry Christmas Y’all

It’s that time of year Emma came to visit me one day at work at left a happy holiday message on my white board – thanks Emma! From my family to yours ….   Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2010! Technorati Tags: Christmas,2009

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3 by 3 from me

In keeping with my 3 year twitter-versary, here’s 3 twitter clients for 3 different platforms WPF Sobees Lite Seesmic for Windows Mahtweets Silverlight Sobees Web Gadfly Twittzure Windows Mobile Twikini Pocketwit Motweets Enjoy! If you want to find more twitter apps – head over to http://oneforty.com/ Technorati Tags: Twitter,Silverlight,WPF,Windows Mobile


Behold the Physical Manifestation of the Azure Cloud

In my current job, I don’t get out much. What I mean is that I have an internal focused role, so I don’t get out to meet with customers & partners, attend events, speak to press etc. So when I was at the PDC last month, Lynn Langit asked me to be a guest commentator…


Twittering for 3 years

I hinted about this in a recent post, today is my 3 year twitter-versary. I first tweeted on Dec 15 2006 – and it feels so long ago. As I write this, my scoreboard looks like this 10,890 tweets 4,242 Following 3,853 Followers Now what do my tweetstats show? Any difference from when I looked…

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MIX10 – why not MMX ??

As soon as the PDC ended, the team has started work on MIX10. There are workshops running March 14th, 2010 and the Conference is on March 15th – March 17th, 2010 – (yes, *the* Ides of March) This year’s event is at Mandalay Bay. Attendees who register by January 15th will get one free night…

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6 Years of Blogging and 1,884 Posts later

A little milestone just crept up on me *again* Six years ago – December 3 2003 – I made my first post here. At the time the blogs were sitting on http://weblogs.asp.net/, having recently moved from http://blogs.gotdotnet.com/. So much has happened since then, from being on the telly, being in newspapers and magazine articles, special…


How big is yours?

During Steven Sinofsky’s keynote on Day 2 of the PDC09, he spoke how the windows team uses all the data they collect to make decisions about features and fix bug. One thing that I found really interesting was the statistic about screen resolutions Here’s the slide… What surprised so many folks was that 1024 x…

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Is it that time of the year?

It only seems like yesterday that I wrote my XLV post — I’m celebrating another birthday today. Today I’m XLVI As happened last year, I’ve received best wishes from my friends via email,tweets, re-tweets, facebook and these started the day before, due to my down under crew. Thank you to all who left me a…

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Fill up yer brain @ pdc09

I’m in LA this week for the Professional Developers Conference – for me it’s a time to catch up with friends from all over the world, connect with customers and partners again, and as Steve Clayton says, “It’s also a time to fill my brain with tech talk”. Oh, and speaking of filling brains and…


What are folks looking for?

It’s been a while (11 months actually) since I looked at the search keywords that keep bringing people to my blog. It’s funny. I haven’t posted much at all during this year (infact 12 posts September 2009 (3), August 2009 (1), July 2009 (1), June 2009 (1), May 2009 (2), April 2009 (1), March 2009…