February, 2007

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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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    BeatBox Mixer...Oh Yeah!!

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    Yil sent me this link to Verizon BeatBox Mixer !! It is definitely the bomb! Pretty much, you select your BeatBox crew, and get bizzy! You can save and share your mixes... great idea Verizon!
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    How Do I Engage With Microsoft?

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    I caught up with a customer (ISV Partner) this morning to discuss their latest product offering, and they said two things that I hear more often than "Dave, how can such a brilliant man be so lethally handsome!?" 1. You are the first person from Microsoft...
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    Oh Shiny Palm Treo 750

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    I've been dicing with Dynamics AX this week, trying to get the most out of the programming interfaces (AIF and Business Connector), and I have to tell you, my head is spinning. Not because it's particularly challenging, but more that the possibilities...
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    I'm Getting Short Changed!

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    Now, let me give you a hypothetical. Say I buy a large pizza, because I'm hungry, but also because I like pizza. Say a large pizza has 8 slices, but when I get home, I find that the pizza shop has taken a quarter of the pizza out (the chef probably got...
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    What About Mashing Up Communities!!?

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    Noticed this on TechCrunch , and it immediately got my thinking juices flowing. http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/02/12/ea-acquires-karaoke-site-singshot/ Essentially, EA has acquired an online singing community called Singshot ! Now, if you're like me,...
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    Yil Interviewed the Beastie Boys!

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    I had to blog this, even though it hasn't anything to do with Microsoft or technology (well, that really hasn't been a stopper for me before), but on the weekend, my wife Yil, who is probably the biggest Beastie Boys fan on earth, got to interview them...
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    Resizing Virtual Hard Disks...Suh'mo!

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    So I've been building the mother of all Virtual Machines for showcasing Dynamics development using all the latest goodies of Visual Studio 2005, .NET 3.0 and Office 2007. But I ran into a little problem, as I'd only setup the disk to be 16GB dynamic....
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    Spend more time doing nothing!

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    Shanemo and me were chilling out at Kenny's bakery, working through some strategies for reclaiming some extra time during the day, either directly or indirectly. I had some options, this was the one I really took a shining to though. Strategy #1: Corporate...
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    Evangelism Month @ Microsoft!

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    When I first started at Microsoft 23 months ago as a Developer Evangelist, most of my friends and family (not all my friends, because some of my friends include dogs, goldfish and the little possum who stalks me at night) were unclear on what an evangelist...
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    New Masheen!

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    So my new masheen arrived yesterday, and I'm already setup and rockin'. Just a couple of things I wanted to mention though, firstly, it's a HP/Compaq nc8430 and while it came with 2 1GB sticks of RAM (memory), it can be upgraded to 4GB. Problem numero...
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