Strange days are these…

As many readers know (Wait, is there really more than one?) by now my position on the .NET Micro framework team was eliminated. I was given 60 days to find a job within Microsoft before termination and severance kicked in on July 4th. Last week I started to write a farewell as my final post….

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To heck with the dogs, beware the ducks!

No <bleep>, there I was thought I was gonna die… (all good skydiver stories start with that phrase so I had to throw it in) Microsoft is designed with a campus style architecture, lot’s of individual buildings with open areas and well maintained landscaping in between to encourage creative thought. Surrounding most of campus are…

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Preparing for the MVP Summit

On occasion Microsoft invites all of the word Wide MVPs to come to a summit on campus at the company headquarters in Redmond. The MVPs for the 2008 summit began arriving over the weekend. I’m a bit sad I’m not joining them at all the events and sessions they are attending. I have always looked…

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I/us/we vs you/them/those @#$#@$!

Well here I am, a new Microsoft employee/Former MVP. I’m a Program Manager for the .NET Micro Framework. This role is a new twist on my already convoluted career path that I’m rather excited about. I’m very excited about the Micro Framework and embedded systems in general. I thought a lot of things would make life “interesting” here, but…

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