Postcards from the Edge

A Microsoftie Travelogue

January, 2008

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    BillG says farewell to London

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    Bill was in London yesterday - his last visit to the UK while he is still full-time at Microsoft. This comes at the end of a ten-day tour through the Middle East and Europe, where Bill keynoted at the Government Leader's Forum in Berlin and at the WEF...
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    PM Visits

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    Ah........I was wondering why there were so many people with little blue and yellow lapel pins milling around the entrance of the BA lounge at Seattle airport last Friday. Some of them had those earpieces you see in the movies - I'm guessing bodyguards...
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    Gizmo

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    Sat in the BA lounge at Seattle airport, I am soooooooo glad to be homeward bound. London never did seem so attractive. I'm hoping they get the 777 off the runway before we arrive tomorrow lunchtime. Thankfully I'm in the expensive seats on this occasion...
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    Talking American

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    Day Seven of my trip to the US and my immersion in all things innovative and emerging. The downside of this is I find myself not annunciating words and rounding them instead with a "waahhhhhh" effect rather than delivering my usual crisp sentences...
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    Emerging Markets and UK Trade

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    Greetings from a grey (but great) Palo Alto. Having been awake since 3:30am, with CNN on in the background (those Viagra jingles can be very distracting) and my cup of Zen tea in hand (how apt), I thought I'd share my findings from the excellent briefing...
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    New Year optimism

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    As most of the country goes back to work tomorrow after the festive break, I'm embarking on the first of what will likely be many business trips. Here I am in a (compact and rather bijou) Paris hotel room reflecting on the task ahead - trying to write...
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