Brian Goldfarb's Blog

Drinking from the firehose

March, 2004

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    What resolution do you develop in?

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    Scott Swanson's is trying to doing an informal survey to find out what screen resolutions you use to write code , let him know.
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    Visual Studo 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 made it simple ... way too simple

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    I am so excited about Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 it is ridiculous. I'm counting the days until the beta and we can get solid bits in the hands of everyone, because I want to see how all of you use it. Let me tell you all a story -- I've been...
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    The Imagine Cup

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    This is simply the greatest thing to happen to technology contests... algorithms, video, code, etc.. I wish I was still in school and could enter... CHECK IT OUT at www.imaginecup.com The algorithm contest is about to start, I just reviewed some...
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    Bring on the final four

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    'nuff said
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    RANT: Personal Branding

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    <rant> Heather is talking about Personal branding -- I think this is particularly interesting, but I'm not a believer in the phenomenon (I mean, search Google for “Personal Branding” -- it is ridiculous). I had the “good”...
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    Microsoft men and Seattle women

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    This got forwarded to me by a female friend at MS -- It talks about women who exclusively date Microsoft guys.. not sure how I feel about this.. couple of issues: 1) I think these women don't exist, and if they do, these are the only ones =) 2) There...
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    What do you want to see in the TechEd community lounge?

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    We are in a meeting now, brainstorming all kinds of really cool things to do in the Tech Ed community lounge. Instead of us making all the decisions, we wanted to get your feedback -- warning -- this is a total braindump from us to you, so I can't make...
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    On the road again

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    Airport wireless is GREAT! Best thing ever really, waiting at the gate -- doing email, doing work, writing a lame blog entry. I'm headed down to VSLive in San Francisco for 37 hours total. Not bad -- weather should be the same as Seattle, I know some...
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    I love March

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    Oh man! Not related to anything at all, but I just gotta say this out loud. My bracket got totally messed up this weekend, but boy was it worth it! I had the good fortune of being at Key Arena to watch both Gonzaga and Stanford lose. SOOO Great -- particularly...
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    Heather: The james bond of recruiting

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    Got a fun message today from heather -- turns out she is a “talent scout” who works at Microsoft.. Who knew, I thought only sports teams and hollywood had scouts. She has a great blog that talks all about the recruiting pipeline with a specific...
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    ASP.NET Exposed - The dates for the extension are in

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    Ok, the moment I”ve been waiting for.. confirmation on the dates and speakers... here are the details: This is FRESH off the press, I haven't even had the website updated yet. April 26th - Atlanta (Rob Howard) May 11th - Detroit (Rob Howard...
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    More Jobs - Good ones too

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    Wow... that was successful -- okay, so I don't want to feel like a recruiter so this is the last time I do this for awhile, but one other hiring manager begged me to post these last 3 jobs , so I did. Check em out and get back to me if you are qualified...
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    Job Descriptions Part 2

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    Product manager -- Position 90143997 Come help us get our developers excited and enabled to build smart client applications as the Product Manager for Windows Forms. One of the most important business challenges for Microsoft is reinvigorate client...
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    CSUN - Play by Play

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    Sara Ford , is providing a fabulous play-by-play of what is going on at CSUN , check it out!
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    Visual Studio "Whidbey" = Visual Studio 2005

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    I'd write a lot here, but Dan beat me to it -- read his words here
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    Job Listings

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    So a few people on my team asked me to go out to the community and try to find some awesome talent to fill several open heads we have... well -- I figured this was one of the best places to turn. Check out some job descriptions . If you are interested...
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    Job Descriptions

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    105005 Snr Product Manager Join one of the most exciting teams at Microsoft and drive the success of a high-profile product in an established, proven organization. As a senior technical product manager for Visual Studio Enterprise Tools, you will own...
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    CSUN - Accessibility Conference

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    CSUN – it is coming up, and I’m excited. It is a great opportunity to really show how we’ve been taking this community seriously. ASP.NET initially had some serious accessibility issues when it was first released, but we addressed this...
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    .NET Rocks presents DevDays Radio

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    http://perseus.franklins.net/DotNetRocks_0053_DevDays.wma Check it out!
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    DevDays! DevDays! DevDays!

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    Yes! Wow, I just did DevDays in Washington DC – my first actual event and it was a total blast! Over 400 people were there, everyone learning together – different backgrounds, skill sets, and more, but the energy was flowing. It was great...
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    ASP.NET Exposed EXTENDED!!

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    I begged. I pleaded. They said no. I begged again. I pleaded again. We got a new VP. He said YES. He is now my favorite. We got more budget to extend the ASP.NET Exposed roadshow to 6 more cities: Washington DC Philadelphia Atlanta Cincinnati...
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    The Kellogg School of Business

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    Oh Business School . No I don’t have an MBA... But I just had the fortune of spending the last week at the Kellogg School of Business taking an intense crash course – think 1 semester of business school in 6 days. And you wonder why I’m...
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