Moving on to something new, but staying close

After working at Microsoft for over 7 years as an employee and almost 5 years before that as a contractor/vendor, I’ve decided it’s time for me to do become independent and start my own company. My official last day at Microsoft is July 18th. I’ve enjoyed all the years working at Microsoft since the early…

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Channel 9: Sean O’Driscoll talks about Microsoft MVPs and MVP program

Video posted today: Channel 9: Sean O’Driscoll: General Manager for Community Support and the MVP Program (36 minutes). Last year I had this idea to do a video interview of Sean O’Driscoll, a General Manager for Community Support and the MVP Program at Microsoft, to discuss the history, current state, and future of Microsoft MVPs and…

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Ultimate Ears on Channel 10 – Part 1

On June 15th, I informally hosted some folks from Ultimate Ears on the Microsoft campus in one of the cafeterias. During their visit, I invited the folks from the Channel 10 team to stop by to do a video interview for on10.net. The video they created is a compilation of edited video material from Ultimate…

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VSX Community Letter for July 2007 posted on VSX Team blog

Yesterday I posted the VSX Community Letter for July 2007 on the VSX Team blog. This is the first in a series of ongoing monthly letters to the Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) community. The letter is also highlighted on the http://msdn.com/vsx/ developer center. The general theme of each community letter is a summary of information…

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Enduring adventures to Antarctica and Microsoft

I was inspired to blog this entry based on a comment posted by Danny Thorpe on my recent blog post I made about Shackleton’s adventure story in Antarctica, where he commented: If you have a yen for travel, it’s possible to retrace Shackleton’s steps yourself.  Lindblad Expeditions runs an extended photography tour about once a…

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