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…


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…


PDC09 – What are you waiting for???

I love the PDC. It’s one of the things I really look forward to, as the PDC has been the epicenter of Microsoft’s developer platforms and technology!! PDC09 registration is now open!  The team is offering a $500 USD discount to customers and partners that register by September 15.  It all happens Nov 17 –…


Sobees – so WPFee!

At the PDC, I met up with Vincent Rithner, who is the man behind Sobees. I wrote a post about bTwitter, which was another neat WPF app from the team. Now the full platform is done! So what is Sobees? It’s a social desktop aggregator. sobees organizes and integrates Web applications and services onto the…

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What’s My Windows 7 User Agent?

I made the leap to the "PDC release" of Windows 7 on one of my machines. Relatively painless install. I was curious about the User Agent, so I went to UserAgent.org and found out Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET…

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PDC2008 – Sessions, Sessions, Sessions

PDC 2008 was only last week, but it already feels like an eternity ago! Mike Swanson has created a very useful list of all the PDC 2008 Sessions, with links to the video of the presentation, the slides and where available, the code My favorite session? It has to be Day Two Keynote – Chris…


Getting Sorted for PDC2008

The PDC kicks off on Monday, but it starts for me on Saturday morning as I am involved in one of the pre conferences – WomenBuild I’m trying to get organized before my trip, so I’ve been looking for tips online to help me get sorted and there is plenty : Packing for the PDC…


Think Way Outside The Box

This teaser has started appearing all over my building I like it! Technorati Tags: PDC2008

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