MSDN Flash Poll #5 – Social Media

I’m curious what the most popular social media sites are for readers – is everyone on Facebook? Or is Twitter where people hang out? (Feel free to friend me at @MikeOrmond). Do people use Facebook as a tool for business as well as socially? How widely used are news and bookmarking sites? I confess to…

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MSDN Flash Poll #4 – Job Profiling

I thought it might be interesting (and fun) to do a little profiling of our MSDN Flash readership so we can all find our a little bit more about each other. Do only developers read the MSDN Flash? Do we have a good array of different roles? Is there anyone here who shouldn’t be? Would…

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Simulation (football, not software) (Poll Result)

It seems like an age since the World Cup ended (congratulations to Spain, well-deserved winners in the end). While the footballing aspects of the World Cup were relatively easy to decide, the acting aspects were so much harder. I’m not sure we saw anything to rival Rivaldo’s classic 2002 performance but who can forget Keita’s…


I’m inspired to fill out online polls… (Poll Result)

In MSDN Flash Poll #1 I asked what “inspired” you to fill our online polls. Clearly, based on a number of comments, “inspired” was a poor choice of word. I shall be more careful in future. Still, with a good number of people taking the time to respond, this is how things stand as of…

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MSDN Flash Poll #2 – Simulation

Here goes with MSDN Flash Poll #2 – you can perhaps see a theme emerging here. Why Scotland didn’t make it to the world cup remains one of those eternal mysteries that will go unexplained until the next major tournament we need to qualify for when it’ll become readily apparent (again). Anyway, without further ado……

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MSDN Flash Poll #1

As well as taking on my new mantle as “phone guy”, I’ve also taken on the role of MSDN Flash technical editor for the UK. If you’re not familiar with the MSDN Flash it’s a great way to keep up to date with what’s going on in the MSDN community in the UK, new tech,…