March, 2007

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About David L's Blog

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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    The Dollar Cloud! My Interpretation of Things to Come!

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    Are you trying to convince someone that the next big thing is the web. Do you need a business model to demonstrate the extreme potential of hoisting your product offering into the cloud! Do people think Cumulonimbus when you even say cloud!! Well,...
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    Dear Dynamics Gods... I have idee!

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    I'm a real fan of open letters (and sacrifices) to the gods! Any god really, could be the ones that sit in the clouds, could be the one trapped in the green statue at my local Chinese restaurant (he he, I so know he hates when I rub his belly, but eh...
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    Small Steps in a +ve Direction for my SocNet!

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    Like most people (well, those that matter anyway), I'm intrigued by the idea of creating a map mash-up ( Virtual Earth Interactive SDK is a good place to start). First time I saw the whole web maps concept though, I thought, wow, this would be great for...
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    Ohhh Sweet! Guitar Hero II for XBox 360!

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    Karl shot me this juicy bit of info, and I'm already warming up my guns for this little puppy! Guitar Hero II is going to be released for the XBox 360, and what's more, it's going to come with this X-Plorer Guitar Controller (below). I played Guitar Hero...
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    Windows Cloud! What Would It Look Like!?

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    So with all the energy and activity going on in the cloud at the moment, I'm starting to see three key tiers emerging (in my pea brain anyway): 1. User Layer - The first touch into the cloud through web product. 2. Service Layer - Many specialized services...
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    Want To Work In Redmond!?

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    Well you're in luck, because there is this awesome Mexican restaurant near campus which is looking for new dishwashers!!... Not!! (Ok, so it worked as well for me as for Borat!) Seriously, I got an email from Carrie who is an International Staffing Consultant...
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    Convergence Day #1ish...

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    So Karl and I are in San Diego for Convergence 2007 , and we decided to head over for early rego today to get in on the expo hall before the crowds and get the layout. First thing I noticed is how well setup the event is right off the bat. It's Saturday...
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    Are You Prodding The Meatloaf? Or Hunting The Buffalo?

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    I've been State side for the past week, visiting Silicon Valley and Redmond, on my way to San Diego for Convergence, and it's been an interesting time to say the least. But the other night, while having drinks with Franky and Karl , the topic of success...
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    Silicon Valley!!! Whoaaa!!!

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    Over the past few months, I've been in a bit of a funk (as Franky would put it). A few things have contributed to it, but probably the most significant has been the feeling that, in Australia, we really are far away from where it's all happening. When...
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