Stuff you find at Microsoft

I wandered by the Scrum lobby in one of the Microsoft Advanta buildings and saw a new addition. Apparently one of the CRM teams were into Legos and in a big way. Since I don’t remember seeing it the week before, I wonder if the team put it together over the weekend. This Death Star…

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LinkedIn.com activities skyrocket as Job Hunters grow

This from the SuperGroup Founders group on LinkedIn.com. LinkedIn Skyrockets as Job Losses Mount (AdAge.com) – NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — There are two places most of today’s laid-off executives are heading: to job-search sites to see what other opportunities are out there and to networking sites in hopes they can reconnect with — and milk…

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Mobile expansion: Gotta luv this…

From a Cnet article yesterday called Ballmer: Calling on Mobile. Q: You mentioned that for many people in many parts of the world, their first computing experience is going to be a phone. That seems like it would have some pretty broad implications for Microsoft. What does that mean for the company? Ballmer: I think…

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Richard Wiseman: The Powers of observation

Yesterday I got the chance to hear Richard Wiseman, the chair of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and the author of Quirkology, the Curious Science of Everyday Lives. I was so enthralled with the presentation that when I got home that night I showed my extended family an example of…

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