Try out Silverlight Streaming, earn money

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You may have heard of Silverlight, our Rich Internet Applications framework – and if you haven’t, you’re sure to hear more about it this summer, as it’ll be used on the NBC site to stream Olympics videos. But you don’t have to be NBC to take advantage of Silverlight video streaming – or know anything … Read more

The running of the programmers

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  Off-topic, this, but there’s an interesting report in this week’s Economist about the changing lifestyle patterns created by mobile technology, and the rise of the digital “nomad” who works anywhere and everywhere (I’m writing this from my local coffee shop, just to prove what a trendy nomadic-type person I am). Particularly interesting (to folks … Read more

Pragmatists vs Idealists

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Joel Spolsky has an outstanding post over on his blog about the recent decision by the IE team to have IE8 default to web “standards” mode. I have very little to add to Joel’s insightful and educative post, except to say that one of the most interesting dynamics about working for Microsoft (especially having previously … Read more

Goodbye Gatineau, hello…

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So, today I have some things to tell you. The first is that we’ve decided on the official product name for Gatineau, and it is (drum r0ll please) Microsoft adCenter Analytics. The name… well, it more or less does exactly what it says on the tin. It’s from Microsoft, it’s available through our adCenter online … Read more

Come to SES London, hear me roar

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Well, maybe not roar, exactly. Answer questions in a polite but engaging fashion about the use of Web Analytics to help with search engine marketing would perhaps be more accurate. Tomorrow (the 19th) at 1.30pm I’ll be joining a very distinguished panel at SES London (at the Business Design Centre) to do just this, featuring … Read more