Toronto Vista/Office Launch Event

Today is the big day!  The Launch events arrive in Toronto.  We just finished the keynote and have begun the technical and business tracks.  My teams are on stage right now dazzling the IT Pros, Developers and Architects! More info to follow! “Live” Photos From The Toronto Congress Centre!  


Are You Attending The Toronto Launch Event?

If so, let me know.  I’d like to hear from folks about your thoughts on Vista and Office.  I’d especially like to hear about your success stories and innovations on the new platform. http://www.microsoft.com/canada/anewdayevent/resources/

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ISV Close-Up: 90 Degree Software

Check out my friends at 90 Degree Software…. a great Canadian ISV based in Vancouver.  They are doing some very innovative new report designer and BI tool (the product is called Radius).  They are BI experts and are leveraging the full power of Office 2007 and Vista.  One extremely cool feature is the use of…

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Battlefield 2142

Ok… I admit it… I am a gamer.  One of my favorites is the Battlefield series from our friends at EA.  1942 and Battlefield 2 are amazing games, but I think that they have just outdone themselves with 2142.  Check out the video… one word: WOW. (Not to mention the fact that it continues to…


FeedYourZune – RSS Reader

Not sure if it works… but podcast support for the Zune…. www.feedyourzune.com   del.icio.us tags: Zune   Technorati tags: Zune, Microsoft


Farhan Rocks Out About Search on Soapbox

Our friend down at the Online Services Group in Canada, Farhan, talks about Live Search.  Awesome video Farhan! Video: Windows Live Series – Live Search


Metric On The Plane To Seattle

It’s not often I sit beside really interesting people on the plane when I travel alone…. this time I had the pleasure of meeting some of the members of the pseudo-Canadian band Metric.  They were on their way to Seattle to record a new album after 260 days on the road.  Nice folks, cool band. …


Seattle – Snow Doesn’t Mean The End Of The World

Seattle is a great town, but not when the white stuff falls.  I landed at SeaTac and it took 2 hours to do what is usually a 20min drive….. the roads were covered in ice, but I can’t believe the number of abandoned cars.  (Like the zombies attacked and everyone ran for it our something)…


Launch Event Follow-Up Resources For Developers

Are you going to the Launch?  Want to learn more after you leave?  Well – you only need to remember these 2 links: http://msdn.microsoft.com/canada/anewday2007/resources/ http://blogs.msdn.com/cdndevs/