July, 2004

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About Alain's globosphere

Well, it seems that blogging has become a must in our industry nowadays so I'll not escape. Of course, I must admit that I spend easily 30 minutes to 1 hour of my time every single day reading the blog entries I bookmarked in some of my blog reader tools.

This blog, even though it's hosted on MSDN.com, will partly talk about my life at Microsoft but also about the industry as a whole and, why not, about me! :-)

Pour ceux que cela peut intéresser, je parle aussi le français et je serai très heureux de recevoir des commentaires dans ma langue maternelle!

  • Alain's Globosphere

    This Smartphone can change one's life ...

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    About 3 weeks ago, I got a Smartphone Qtek 8060 powered with Windows Mobile 2003 . Well, it changed my life! Before having that device, I had a Nokia mobile phone and an iPaq PDA (read about new HP iPaqs here ). That was 2 devices to carry at all times...
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    About FREE software ...

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    An excerpt from the download page of MandrakeLinux: " Since Mandrakelinux is an Open Source product, it needs your financial contribution . Developing a Linux distribution is very costly , so it's up to the community of users to ensure its health....
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    Finally ...

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    After a very long time thinking about it, I finally decided to try the blogging adventure. Well, I don't know if this will take a lot of my time or not but, you know, if I don't give it a try, I will never ever know! So, here I am. I'll try to keep...
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    "open" means "freedom" ?

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    Hmmm, well I'm a bit skeptical when it comes to all the meanings (and consequences thereof) of the word "Open" these days in our beloved IT industry!! While reading the news, I found two interresting quotes: From Mr Peter Shay, executive Vice...
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