Ray Ozzie @ MIX

Good news for all – Ray Ozzie will be joining Scott Guthrie on stage as the MIX keynote speaker. http://www.visitmix.com/blogs/News/423/ More details about MIX: http://www.visitmix.com/ (check out the Scott Guthrie video)

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MIX UX

MIX UX, a three-day user experience track that debuts at MIX08, is dedicated to exploring and evolving the practice of user experience. Through unique content delivered by user experience thought-leaders, MIX UX broadens the content choices for designers and creative professionals to include broad and relevant UX topics that are not specifically related to Microsoft…

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Bill Gates’ new project: Farming

I thought this was an interesting read.  BillG has pledged USD$306million in grants to develop farming in poor countries. http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/europe/01/25/davos.main/index.html “If we are serious about ending extreme hunger and poverty around the world, we must be serious about transforming agriculture for small farmers, most of whom are women,” Gates said.

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Visual Studio Team System 2008 VPC Available

In case you’re interested in test-driving various aspects of VS Team System, a VPC is made available here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c7a809d8-8c9f-439f-8147-948bc6957812&displaylang=en Additional details on a more reliable and faster download experience available here: http://blogs.msdn.com/briankel/archive/2007/09/06/a-more-reliable-and-faster-download-experience-for-rosario-vs08-vpc-s.aspx

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