Alexbarn Leaves Microsoft…ARGH!

With a farewell quote from the greatest American writer of all time, my friend, neighbor, and idea-mate, Alex Barnett has announced that he is leaving Microsoft and Redmond to join a startup in Utah: Bungee Labs. [Lump_in_throat]. If they had any idea of the potential that Microsoft is losing, with Alex’s departure, Steve would be ranting, Bill would be knocking…

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Big in Japan

Recently, I attended the Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) Attendee Party (thanks, Sean!) at the wonderful Boeing Museum of Flight, in Seattle, with my partner Dave Morehouse. Our MissionFind, gather requirements for, and validate our social software plans for what we stiltingly and half-jokingly refer to as “Microsoft.community” with a subset of our target customers: Chinese- and Japanese-speaking MVPs;…

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Passing the Community Torch: In Search of a New Chief Executive in Redmond

In the wake of a recent announcement by Redmond Mayor Rosemarie Ives that she will not seek another term of office, I was invited to and personally interviewed her two most viable successors: Councilman Jim Robinson and former councilwoman, Holly Plackett. I support both of these fine and experienced candidates in their mayoral campaigns, respect…

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Web2.0verload?

http://uselessaccount.com/

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