June, 2006

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My name is David Lemphers, and I'm a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Azure team, based in Redmond, WA, United States. I'm originally from Australia, so make sure you drop me a line and say g'day mate!

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    IT Screen Goddesses Calendar! Okaaay!?

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    I just got an email about this calendar… http://www.itgoddess.info/ Hmm, interesting, but I’m not sure I would have gone down this path. To me, having a female who works in IT, lying on her back, covered in rose petals, isn’t...
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    Cool vintage advertising assets!

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    From Plan59 , henjoi :) http://www.plan59.com/av/av.htm My favourite: The Stetson Hats Ad I love the accompanying text for the first picture! “It’s just a touch of hepatitis. Would you care to see my boat?” Classique...
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    What can I tell about TechEd 2006 from the video?

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    OK, so Franky sent out a link to the TechEd 2006 Preview Video , and I just had to comment. Now, I have a problem with marketing style vid clips, because they always have ridiculous images portraying absurd stereotypes or random “things” just...
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    Blogstipation and Therapy!

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    I’ve realised over the past few days that I’ve had terrible blogstipation since returning from honeymoon. Now, I’m pretty sure it’s got to do with the amount of email I’ve been ingesting over the past week or so, but I really...
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    DIY Consulting Practice!

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    Graham (who’s blog makes Lindsay Lohan look like Jabba the Hutt) and I were skying the other day about what it would take to build a successful start-up services consulting practice, aka SSSCP (everything needs an acronym, ENAA). Now, for a while...
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    Military Tactics for Software Development!

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    I caught up with Tim for lunch this week, and we got onto the topic (as is inevitable during any sustained interaction with me) of software development projects…and why they seem to go awry more often than not. I was telling him about this awesome...
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    Blinq and you'll miss it!

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    Nige just pinged everyone in the team about this Sandbox project called Blinq: http://www.asp.net/sandbox/app_blinq.aspx?tabid=62 Unreal! Essentially, it’s a tool for generating web forms against a database schema, with LINQ handling the...
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    Cattle Class is Watching!

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    I’ve been relaxing at the Renaissance Hotel in Koh Samui for the past two weeks on my honeymoon , so I have not only returned relaxed and recharged, I also have a somewhat swarthy tint akin to my personal hero George H . But on the way back, I observed...
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