Another Microsoft Blogger

a weblog by cameron reilly

Why I resigned from Microsoft today

I resigned from Microsoft today after six great years. I hope some of you will subscribe to my new...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 07/01/2004

information technology evolving similar to how American cities have evolved?

I love essays like this that stretch my thinking and give me new conceptual models for understanding...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/20/2004

Making web forms easy with InfoPath and "InfoView"

InfoPath makes developing XML forms much easier than ever before. But how do you quickly make those...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/16/2004

Activewords scripting guide in PDF

I might actually figure out how to make this scripting stuff work! AW have recently released a guide...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/10/2004

VoIP Now Available on Pocket PCs For Free

This article on Skype for Pocket PC mentions that Skype was founded by the two guys who in vented...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/07/2004

Channel9 gets media coverage down under!

Great to see ZDnet Australia giving Channel9 some early coverage!

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/07/2004

a look under the covers of Gmail - Google's new email service

I'm all excited reading miscoranda's drill-down into Gmail. This is big. As big as OutlookMT,...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/05/2004

why migrate from Microsoft ASP to Microsoft .NET

A few months ago I linked to an article in a local paper which mentioned that one of Australia's...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/05/2004

the customer is in charge

McNealy (about why the deal came about): “What I think is happening, is that the customer is...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/05/2004

Bungie announces HALO 2 product placement. Allegedly.

Revealing a brand synergy unprecedented in next generation gaming, Bungie today announced a list of...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/02/2004

Why Buffett bought Clayton

Been reading Warren Buffett's Letter to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholders in their 2003 Annual...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 04/01/2004

I had a laugh to myself reading this article today about a study conducted by the Online Publishers...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/30/2004

Playing around with Anagram

Thanks to Buzz who introduced me tonight to Anagram. Anagram instantly and intelligently translates...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/25/2004

final word on the burglary

Here's a shout out to AAMI! This week we received the full payout from the recent burglary. Today we...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/12/2004

the "Father" of Information Engineering

Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of meeting a living legend - Clive Finkelstein. Clive...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/11/2004

CIOs see increased IT spending: Gartner

A survey of 956 chief information officers around the world shows they are confident about increases...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/11/2004

Do kids blog?

Mitch Denny asks: I wonder what would happen if we encouraged school students to keep an open log of...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/09/2004

Why do bloggers kill kittens?

To find out why, jump over to the Blog Epidemic Analyzer FAQ at hp.com .And just to prove I'm not a...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/08/2004

The Twelve Steps of Blogaholics Anonymous

What would the 12 steps look like for a recovering blogaholic?(with apologies to BillW). The Twelve...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/08/2004

Buzz on books

Buzz says: "..having a library of books that you have read is like keeping a six-pack of empty beer...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/08/2004

Microsoft's marketing

Dylan Greene on Windows 2003 Server: "I'm sure there's a bunch of other features we could be taking...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/07/2004

I've been un-Googled

I recently changed the title of my blog to improve my googlerank for the search "Microsoft blogger"....

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/07/2004

the one about blogs and tipping points

I recently finished reading "The Tipping Point" and I came away from it wondering if Scoble is a...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/07/2004

My mother doesn't read my blog

LOL. Spoke to my mother today for the first time in a couple of weeks. I said "did I tell you about...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/07/2004

SenseCam is watching

Frank Arrigo links to Microsoft Research's overview of "SenseCam". I've wondered for a while about...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/07/2004

blibbet memorabilia

I'm looking for blibbet-era Microsoft memorabilia. Anything's good. Prefer software. But business...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/06/2004

Amazon does RSS

I agree with Paschal L that Amazon's RSS feeds are a very cool development. I'm still waiting to see...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/05/2004

Microsoft blogger

Well Scoble certainly knows his stuff. Since I changed the title of my blog, I've gone from #40...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/04/2004

IT employment in Australia isn't improving

Graeme Philipson in The Age reports:"Last week, the Australian Computer Society released its second...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/04/2004

MEL GIBSON, THE MIRACLE-WORKING MOVIE MARKETER

This article in AdAge dissects Mel Gibson's marketing campaign around his controversial film, The...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/04/2004

Oracle/PeopleSoft: DoJ says `no'

Ovum's comments on the DoJ's negative decision on the ORCL hostile takeover of PSOFT is interesting....

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/03/2004

the one about eBay web services and why Microsoft Office 2003 rocks

"eBay and Microsoft today invited third-party developers to tap into the Web services capabilities...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/03/2004

Cookin' With Google

Tinderblog points us towards this useful app: Cookin' With Google. Enter in a couple of ingredients...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/01/2004

Another Microsoft Blogger

Scoble says when you google "Microsoft Blogger", he is #3. I am only #40. So I changed the name of...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/01/2004

Australian insurance company uses Tablet PC

Tony, the insurance assessor from AAMI, came to our house this afternoon to determine how much they...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/01/2004

Add Contacts

this looks like a handy plug-in for Outlook:"Add Contacts automatically adds e-mail addresses to the...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 03/01/2004

scobled

It's always an honour to be Scobled. :-) Thanks Robert.

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/29/2004

Is RSS "the next big thing"?

Frank Bajak from AP writes this article on RSS. Quotes Reinacker and Scoble (source: Scoble). Most...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/29/2004

Microsoft and the absence of bloggers

Dylan talks about some of the things he discovered during his recent visit to Redmond. Among the...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/28/2004

about being a custodian of our children's memories

When my house was burgled earlier this week, the only irreplacable item they took was the miniDV...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/28/2004

more thoughts on being robbed and RFID

Wouldn't it be interesting if all of the items that were stolen from my house had been RFID'ed? And...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/27/2004

I've been robbed

Literally. My house got burgled yesterday while we were all out. First time for me. The thief didn't...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/27/2004

Darien presents the HPC on Windows story

My mate Darien has been talking up the potential of High Performance Computing using Windows in...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/24/2004

fun things to do with BizTalk - #2

A Microsoft Certified Gold Partner in Australia, Strategic Data Management (SDM), recently helped us...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/24/2004

Charles Simonyi & Intentional Software

Simonyi is, of course, a living legend. Simonyi was employed by Microsoft Corporation from 1981,...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/24/2004

Externally facing apps will be the flavour of 2004

According to this article in CRM Daily, a new Yankee Group survey found that 34 percent of I.T....

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/24/2004

kudos to Netgear Technical Support

Don't you hate it when you have some technical issue and you procrastinate getting it resolved and...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/23/2004

Microsoft Unveils Pricing and Packaging Details For BizTalk Server 2004

From Microsoft PressPass: “Like the previous version of the product, BizTalk Server 2004 will...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/23/2004

Telstra, McDonald's open wireless hotspots

Forty-four McDonald's restaurants in Australia will offer Telstra mobile customers (apart from...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/23/2004

current state of humanoid robots

Bernard Wong pointed us towards this video demonstrating some of the current capabilities of...

Author: Removed=342783 Date: 02/23/2004

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