Leaving Office, Joining Bing, and Planting Asparagus

Sometimes it’s good to get outside, get your hands in the dirt, and plant things, especially if you can do it with your children. Keeps you grounded, and yes that was an intentional pun.   Office 2010 is going to be great. For the past 3.5 years we’ve been working on an amazing set of…


Telemetry Myopia: The Toyota “Fail Safe” system Debacle and Google cavalier attitude toward Privacy

For the past few weeks members of my team and I have been meeting with key individuals in Bing, Microsoft Online services, and Windows.  In those meetings we have focused on rich telemetry.  We’ve talked about technologies to collect data, privacy concerns and how to architect to support user privacy, and the data platform needed…

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