Windows Live – A platform for innovation.

I know our friends at Google seem to take credit for everything on the Internet these days, but here at Microsoft we have some amazing technologies coming out of our Online Services Group / MSN.  The Windows Live services are becoming a platform for innovation.  Developers and ISVs can now take advantage of things like…

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More X06 Soapbox Videos

Check out the video from our co-op:   Video: X06 Toronto   There is also a one of the media clips from the big day featuring a good chat about XNA:   Video: XNA 60 Media Coverage

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Relph Sr. in the Blogosphere

Check out my father’s blog over at The Launch Factory.  He’s the former CIO of General Electric Canada, so he has a few good stories to share. http://thelaunchfactory.typepad.com/tlf_blog/2006/10/selling_to_the_.html He’s talking in this entry about selling to the new-generation CIO who focused on “finding new and innovative ways of bringing the power of IT to bear…

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X06 Press Coverage

A few articles and blog posts about X06. From The Toronto Star: http://evergeek.thestar.com/Features/2504.aspx From CTV: http://krisabel.ctv.ca/blog/_archives/2006/10/19/2430213.html   From the new GameON Blog: http://cdngameon.spaces.live.com/PersonalSpace.aspx?_c02_owner=1 On Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bitporters/sets/72157594335008306/

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Canadian Developers @ X06 in Toronto

The team and I had a chance to spend the day talking about XNA at X06 – the Xbox team’s yearly pre-holiday press extravaganza. We were showing off XNA Game Studio Express in particular.  It’s going to do for games what Soapbox is doing for video.  Think -> CREATIVE EXPLOSION.   We’re even doing a full…

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In The News: Talking About Enterprise Search

I was quoted in an article in the Globe & Mail which was investigating trends in Enterprise Search (in particular from Google). http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061011.wgooglee1011/BNStory/Technology/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20061011.wgooglee1011 It’s all about the platform!

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Test Post From SOAPBOX

  Let’s see if the video will embed!  (it’s one of my current favorite bands OK GO) Video: OK Go – Here It Goes Again

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In The News: Talking About Beta Testing Programs….

http://www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/News.asp?id=40804 I had a chance to talk to ITbusiness about how Microsoft takes user feedback in our beta testing programs. 

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Developer Night In Canada

Are you attending any of the .NET User Group meetings across Canada?  No!?!?  How else can you hang with some of the best developers in the world?  To top it off, we have completely rebuilt our approach to reaching out to these groups and we now call it – Developer Night In Canada.  On the…

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