Chris Saad, panelist from my upcoming MIX08 Panel : Web 2.0 and Beyond: What Is the Business Reality?, has launched a little competition to design the new DataPortability Logo.
This week a company sent a Cease and Desist claiming that the DataPortability logo was too similar to their own logo.
And no, it wasn't the Visual Studio team, as you can see the Visual Studio logo is colorful
This is the "OLD" DataPortability Logo - note the subtle shading to highlight the D and P
Here's my attempt
Actually, I think it's a non starter ;)
Hey Chris - maybe you can unveil the winning logo at MIX08?
I picked up the 8gb version of SanDisk Sansa®TakeTV™ PC to TV Video Player and I must say I am impressed.
It is a memory stick which has a little cradle that plugs into a tv. It has a remote control which pops out to drive the thing.
There is a related service called Fanfare where you can purchase / download TV Shows.
This thing just works.
Gizmodo has a nice collection of reviews
Excerpt from New York Times Article:Microsoft to Share More of Its Technologyhttp://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/technology/reuters-microsoft.html
REDMOND, Wash. (Reuters) — Microsoft said Thursday that it would make key technology elements of some of its best-selling software widely available to increase interoperability with its competitors and customers.
MY COMMENT:Big News
More info : http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/interoperability/default.mspx To download the Times Reader, click here.
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Excerpt from New York Times Article:Sorry, Boys, This Is Our Domainhttp://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/fashion/21webgirls.html
THE prototypical computer whiz of popular imagination— pasty, geeky, male — has failed to live up to his reputation.Research shows that among the youngest Internet users, the primary creators ofWeb content (blogs, graphics, photographs, Web sites) are not misfitsresembling the Lone Gunmen of “The X Files.” On the contrary, the cyberpioneers of the moment are digitally effusive teenagegirls.
MY COMMENT:geek girls rulz!!!To download the Times Reader, click here
Excerpt from New York Times Article:Microsoft Opens Game Developmenthttp://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Microsoft-Xbox.html
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday itwill make Xbox 360 video games developed by players available for downloadthrough the console's online service. The new service will double the size ofthe Xbox 360 game library, to 1,000 games within a year of its launch,scheduled for this holiday season, the company said.
MY COMMENT:youtube for games??To download the Times Reader, click here.
Excerpt from New York Times Article:
Microsoft Giving Away Developer Softwarehttp://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Microsoft-DreamSpark.html
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Thanks to John Mullinax for pointing out to me the winner of the BillG - signed Guitar Hero guitar at ODC 2008
It was Aussie Certified Trainer and Consultant, Clayton James
Way to go Clayton!! Here's the experience in his own words - What a week in Silicon Valley
The signed guitar heads downunder!
Now Clayton, I think you're going to need to hook up with Scott "MossyBlog" Barnes and challenge him to a game of Guitar Hero!!