Run Windows 7 on your Mac

Just ran across this CNET TV video, Run Windows 7 on your Mac. This goes well with PC Advisor’s announcement that it’s Product of the Year for 2009 is Windows 7.

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PDC Event in Nashville featuring Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft

Mr. Ballmer is a big deal in my world, since he is THE boss. He’s coming to Nashville on January 20th and you can catch him in a couple of places. The Nashville Technology Council is having breakfast with him. And then he’s over to Vanderbilt to kick off a special event that our extended…

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Connected Show – Episode #21, Domino’s Pizza runs Java in Windows Azure

Hear our friend Tim Wise from Domino’s in action! Makes me want some Memphis BBQ Chicken Pizza while I’m listening. In this episode guests Sumit Chawla & Tim Wise of Domino’s Pizza join Peter Laudati to discuss offloading a Java server infrastructure to Windows Azure to save money (Starts at 40:31). Guest hosts Gary Russo…

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Looking for work as a Silverlight or WPF developer?

My friends at Interknowlogy are in need of developers – Silverlight and WPF – immediately! This is the company owned by Tim Huckaby, who has led some great work there. They are a Microsoft Partner company, and are well connected. (Just go find the picture at the Windows Vista launch with Tim standing with Ballmer.)…

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Check Out My Interview on Deep Fried Bytes

Chris “Woody” Woodruff and Keith Elder host the entertaining and informative Deep Fried Bytes podcast “with a Southern flavor”. In Episode 41, Woody and Keith interview yours truly about Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). We touch on a variety of topics, and the guys made it a pleasure to participate. They have an interesting setup on…

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Memphis PASS Chapter next meeting

Chapter site: http://Mem-PASS.org Registration: to join our group, please register by visiting the UGSS website. Use the "Access Code": MEM-PASS-Member.  If not joining, email  Dan.Evans@mem-pass.org or Alvin.Ramard@mem-pass.org to make sure there’s enough food. I’d recommend joining in order to get future meeting announcements. Reminder: Next meeting is Thursday, Dec 10th, next week. This end of year…

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Just in time for Thanksgiving, Betty Crocker creates the Kitchen Assistant

It’s Like a Cookbook, Only Better The Betty Crocker® Kitchen Assistant application has everything you need to make cooking and baking a breeze, and it’s all in one place – your computer. From your desktop access thousands of kitchen-tested recipes, discover expert tips, plus add notes and sort recipes for added organization. And the best…

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Missed the PDC event. Want to see the sessions?

Yes, there is a way to see all of the content, and that’s by visiting http://microsoftpdc.com/Videos. This page has instructions on how to download all of the videos, so that you can watch them whenever/wherever/offline or not. You can always watch them via Silverlight while online, but a traveler can always use a high quality…

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Windows Marketplace for Mobile, now supports WM 6.X

Yes, with all of the big news coming from the PDC this week, this tidbit slips under the radar this week. Per the Windows Phone Blog, we updated the Windows Marketplace to support Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 (to go along with the initial audience of Windows Mobile 6.5). To start your interaction, on your…

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Domino’s Demonstrates Tomcat Site on Windows Azure

With today’s announcements at the Microsoft PDC and our team’s efforts with several customers being announced there, I am posting a blog post for my teammate John Gilmour (Senior Platform Strategy Advisor), so that he can announce our work with Domino’s. So, here’s John:              It has been just over a year since I…

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