November, 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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    To Cool to Walk Fast!

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    Now I'm not one to rant (I'm not!), but on Friday I came across yet another reason why I'm convinced a portable death-ray should exists, and be purchasable from Dick Smith! I had a meeting in the city. I parked my car, walked out onto the street, and...
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    Franky's Shame!

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    When I was young, my brother and I used to go over to my cousins house for school holidays to hang out. One day we went to my Uncles garage (he is a mechanic) to muck around, and my little cousin found a stash of magazines under one of the workbenches...
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    MrDotBoto [Day 2.11.2006] - Build Complete!

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    I've been quiet the last few weeks getting a few urgent things out the way, one of which was getting MrDotBoto complete from a build point of view... Well, I'm pleased to report that MrDotBoto had its first run today! Now, there are a few things to note...
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    A Fix for Shane's Anxiety! Voodoo Blogger!

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    Shane and I were about to create his blog, when he baulked! After a quick query, it turned out he didn't want the "vacuum" of a blog to fill in the next two weeks while he gets across all the Microsoftrivia! And then it came to me! I too suffer from the...
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    Corbis...Cool Royalty-Free Pix!

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    I was prepping for a presentation recently, and wanted to steer away from the boring old slide deck template, and found some awesome Graffiti art on Corbis ! This is one of the pix I used: There is a mix of RF and Rights Managed pictures and illustrations;...
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    MrDotBoto [Day 6.11.2006] - Chassis Swap Over!

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    It was a trying day for me on Thursday , after completely assembling MDB (I can't be stuffed typing MrDotBoto anymore) only to find that there was no way to turn him! Why? Because I was suffering a problem known as maneuver drag! WTF is that? If you have...
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    SP5, Windows Movie Maker and SoapBox! My 1st Trials Mobie!

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    I've been wanting to see how easy it would be to make my own movie using nothing but my i-mate SP5 , Windows Movie Maker and a little bit of time. Since I've been learning to ride Trials for the past 10 months, I decided to use it as my inspiration for...
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    Sponsor Scottees Mo!

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    Scotty "Fletch" Fletcher ; DPE Marketing Dude, Ex-Intern, Microsoft Man of Leisure, and general Ladies Assassin, is growing a 'tash for Movember! Click on his link below: https://secure.movember.com/secure/donate/donate-details.php?action=showrego®o=39643&country...
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    Get In Kahootz!

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    So I spent the last three days at the annual VITTA conference , speaking and hanging out at the Microsoft booth, and while I'll save my full report for a later post (I want to try and leave before it gets dark today), I really wanted to share this little...
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    I'm Only Middle-Class! Bloglebrity That is!

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    On Franky's advices , I had to check me out: Oh no! I'm C!
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    Snowbot! Walk Away From The Scissors!

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    I'm sure Franky's intentions were pure , but it only took me a few moments talking to my stock broker (you know the type of conversation, rocking back in your chair, pony tail waving, using machismo launguage at the top of your voice while your work mates...
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    Vista! DPE Stahyle!

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    Paul Lanigan, Microsoft's Partner Account Manager for System Builders, and resident Vista Tzar, now sits next to the DPE team in Melbourne. It was only a matter of time before our pimpish blingtastic attitude rubbed off on him. So it's no surprise to...
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    Eric's CounterPunch!

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    Eric Lee , Program Manager and Senior Product Manager for Visual Studio Team System is leaving Microsoft to pursue opportunities in the consulting realm through his own company, CounterPunch Software . I've had the pleasure of spending time with Eric...
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