Now available: Windows Key Shortcuts for Windows 10

Posted now for download is this handy guide listing the various shortcut keys available via the keyboard in Windows 10. As you’ll see, these include the Windows key shortcuts specifically, not all shortcuts involve other key modifiers (Alt and Control). Available here as a Word document, you can find these any many more Windows 10…

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Oregon may repeal daylight saving time… in 2021

Regular readers of this blog and familiar with the efforts Microsoft has put forward in working with many in the industry to achieve more seamless transitions on new DST, time zone and related policies. Recently, I read Oregon Senator Kim Thatcher’s proposed bill (SB99) would repeal daylight saving time in the state. At a time…

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What I read: Designing for Dependability in the Cloud

Last week I read David Bills’ (our chief reliability strategist) post Data Center Knowledge. David is responsible for the broad evangelism of the company’s online service reliability programs. His latest item is a follow on to his posts articles “Designing for Dependability in the Cloud” and Microsoft’s Journey: Solving Cloud Reliability With Software. “In part three, I…

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Ready to Spring Forward and lose some sleep? Daylight Saving Time 2013 Arrives Sunday

  First off: the first rule of Daylight Saving Time is that there is no Daylight Saving Time (in Hawaii or a few parts of North America). The Second rule of Daylight Saving Time is that there is only one “S” in the term “Daylight Savings Time.”  Yes, that’s right: daylight saving time (aka DST) is here…

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One look at the future of computing from Microsoft, circa 2018-2023

  Here’s a link to Microsoft’s video of what the future could look like 5-10 years from now. Wouldn’t it be cool if we could pick up a can of screen paint at the home improvement store just as we have chalk board paint today? What’s interesting to me: you don’t see a beige box…

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Consumers and Enterprise: every customer is a consumer

The other day I read something that made me think: “Microsoft earnings report show the future of the company: Enterprises first, consumers last.” “… the way to the enterprise often first goes through consumers. But more and more, Microsoft will be a company dependent on sales to big businesses, not consumers” Certainly we also understand…

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Shuttle rides, waiting for meetings, and other places: articles and posts I've read

On Shuttle rides, my WindowsPhone keeps me in touch and busy… And it tells me where my next ride is. What it allows me to do is to catch up on articles of interest and Tweet or post about what I’m reading. (And when I’m waiting in someone’s office for their meeting and I know…

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Words to live by, literally: Charles McConathy on Staying Healthy

Just back from a brief staycation (it’s so lovely in Seattle this time of year) and I found an old post with a few words from the great but late Charles McConathy. Charles was one of the first people to befriend me in the CA tech industry. He founded the very successful and admired MicroNet and…

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Another look at the PC of tomorrow, in your pocket with Windows To Go

A couple of months ago, I opined about what will the PC might look like in five years, and offered a view of my son’s possible Windows PC in 2016… "The icing on this hardware cake will be the additional power outside the box. Given he’ll be connected to the most powerful servers on the…

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Microsoft on standards, behind the scenes building Windows 8, and more of what I've read this week

A few links of interest today… a quick post as I need to get through my email. Busy week. With Valentines around the corner, I particularly enjoyed these 16 things Calvin & Hobbes said better than anyone else http://on.news.me/zyH7yH via @moorehn Thanks to Larry Hryb (aka @majornelson) we’re reminded what happens to the losing team’s…

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