D200 Photo shoot

Some off topic from software testing here (as if I have a lot of ‘on-topic’, but well…).  Yesterday, a few friends and I decided to go crazy and wander around town for a quick photo shooting session.  The weather was cranky (cloudy and off-n-on drizzle) and cold, but since I just got a hand on…

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Thank you Dr. Randy Pausch

I have always enjoyed watching motivational speakers giving out some speeches or tips on how to err… be motivated in life, or help others stay motivated, or maybe motivate others.  But most of the time the content of those speeches would stay with me for about a day, two at most, and then I would…

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Software Testing Forum from MSDN

I have been wondering for as long as I can remember why MSFT doesn’t have a centralized forum for software testing.  But today, it seemed that testing god has answered that question as I happened to stumble upon this MSDN Software Testing Discussing Forum.  Although it seemed that the forum had just been started up…

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Dear Digg, your Sony ad is killing my browser

I considered this evening to be pretty special for me — it’s one of those rare days where I could have dinner peacefully all by myself.  Not that I enjoyed eating dinner alone, but sometimes what a geek man wants is simply quiet time with a computer.  😀 At least that’s what I thought to be until…

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Holy cow, I was Donny Brook’s lab mouse

…but it was for the greater and better cause anyway, especially for all FPS fans out there. About a year ago today (back in August/September 2006), my office mate Derek and I signed up for a little gaming tournament to help beta test some sort of FPS experiement on LAN sponsored by MS Research, codenamed…

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Interesting day

Google earnings missed forecast.  Microsoft met expectation.  I can only wish what it’d be like if Xbox 360 red ring of death never happened (which cost 8¢ per share btw.  Ouch) In addition, the Potter mania is fast cooking up at Amazon.  Although I find it very strange that there’s very little or no promotion…

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Media Center Haiku

Yesterday, I received a notification from the Microsoft eHome team that they were giving out free MCE remote + IR blaster receiver for free.  So my natural greed quickly guided me to their building and 30 mins later, I had 2 sets in my hand (just couldn’t resist taking ONLY one set).  I only have…

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The bug glide path

Technorati Tags: software development, testing, bugs, scrum Last week, I attended one of the engineering forum held annually at Microsoft (ala Engineering Excellence & Trust Worthy Computing Forum), which I must say is one of the great perks for being employed here.  In one of the talk, which was about Agile development, the presenter brought…

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Who called me?

I happened to check my mail last night from home and noticed a missed call notification for my work phone in my mail inbox (one great feature about phone+Outlook integration).  It’s from some guy with a caller ID with number 919-261-6681 on it.  Hmm… who could this be?  Just a few hours before , I…

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Windows Live Hotmail, it’s nearly ready…

I’ve been using the beta version of Live Hotmail for a long while now, and it seemed that the end of the tunnel is near.  According to the official mail from Live Hotmail Team early today, it’s nearly launch time.  To be honest, I joined the Beta tester program nearly a year ago due to…

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