Microsoft Data Center Team Discloses Gen4 Vision

Unless you have worked around datacenter operations, you may not fully appreciate this post. At any rate, you should take a look at a post from Mike Manos on Our Vision for Generation 4 Modular Data Centers – One way of Getting it just right. Talking about full disclosure, Mike and team go into a…

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A New Day At Windows Live

Wow! Windows Live is changing (Wave 3 we call it) and today shows some very visible signs of this. As announced, there are a set of features being exposed that make Live a true social network. It also is cooperating with other social networks like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook (which are my current favorites). So,…

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Giveaways for MDC Attendees

I already posted today about MDC, but the latest update provoked me. Look at the current list of SWAG: JUST ANNOUNCED – Windows 7 Beta 1 DVD. You will also be in the running to win one of 3 Lego NXT Robotics Kits and the WROX Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio book. Other giveaways include a…

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IE8’s Personalize Button

One of the ways to see IE8’s potential is through the Personalize Button. When IE8 is first installed, this button will appear in the toolbar as below. It is a web slice that highlights one of IE8 gallery partners (which anyone can become a member of). In today’s scheme, a partner is highlighted for the…

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Where’s the nearest MDC?

For the Heartland district (the Microsoft territory that I’m assigned to), we’re promoting Detroit (JAN 22). However, that might not make sense for my friends in Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas. So, be aware that there are quality speakers in Atlanta (DEC 16) and Dallas (JAN 26). There are other cities. Also, there are…

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