July, 2007

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About FrankFi's view of the world

Welcome to FrankFi's view. I am somewhat over thirty years old and the Manager for Technical Evangelism at Microsoft Germany. I admit to be a technical guy who has slipped into management and yes, I have Visual Studio on my machine (as well as some other stuff like Ruby ;-)

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FrankFi

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    IronRuby - First look...

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    Hi... just downloaded I will do my first steps with it within the next and will keep you posted. If you want to try it yourself go here http://www.iunknown.com/2007/07/a-first-look-at.html CU 0xff
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    Article on Web 3.0

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    Hi... on my way back from the states I read a magazine article on Web 3.0 (I think the magazine was called Business 2.0 - I am not sure and left it on the plane). According to them adding semantic is the next big thing. So far all experts agree...
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    Anyone seen my phone...

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    Hi... as if a cold isn't enough I came to the US and left my phone at home. It is a strange experience living without it to be very honest... I think I left it in my car ... To all of you trying to reach my by phone: It won't work just now... CU 0xff
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    Dead in Orlando...

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    Hi... I just arrived in Orlando. We will have a yearly meeting here and normally I would like forward to meet all the people of Microsoft. I had some bad news last time I came here (just the same reason but a hell of a trip). This time: No lost...
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    Why is the Online Reading Experience of the Makezine so lousy?

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    Hi... I have read the Makezine since the past year now. As an inhabitant of the cyberspace and as a guy living outside the US I have chosen to read it online. I thought that O'Reilley (the guy who defined the word "Web 2.0") would have a rocking reading...
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    Social Scripting

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    Hi... I just felt over an article in the IEEE Computer magazine about a project called KOALA . It is a social scripting application which... relies on users to contribute scripts that benefit other members of their community. (see IEEE Computer June 2007...
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    Second: A Welcome

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    Hi... Welcome, my new Lenovo X60 Tablet PC Boy, I waited nearly 4 weeks now and some of my collegues already had such a machine. Man, they made no jokes: This machine really rocks. It is small, lighweight, dual-cored and for now with 2 Gb RAM well equiped...
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    First: A Goodbye

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    Hi... My dear Toshiba: Yesterday our partnership split: My Toshiba M4 now retires. You were a strong companion over the last 2 years. You were not my first machine to have Longhorn or Vista on it (actually I was 3 months productively working with the...
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    XTOPIA - Speaker Line Up

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    HI... yes, we are a bit proud that we can present such a speaker line up for the XTOPIA on the 10.-12. October in Berlin. I think we do provide a strong group of Microsofties, including Steffen Ritter, Clemens Lutsch, Christian Wenger, Oliver Scheer...
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    FolderShare... an unknown pearl...

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    Hi... have you ever heard of FolderShare? Don't be shy I had a conversation with a MVP these days and he was asking how to snchronize files between his two machines. Hmm...FolderShare can help here... FolderShare is a Windows Live Service and you can...
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    High Performance Computing=Admin + Dev

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    HI... I am so proud and sorry, I have to tell the world: Two of my guys are running a HPC event throughout Germany. You can find the details here For Microsoft HPC is an admin thing which is true on the one hand. But being an old parallel computing guy...
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    Month of the Search Engine Bugs

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    Hi... I found an interesting article on a series of blog entries done by some guys from the Ukraine. I think it is common sense now that search engines itself are nice hacking tools. On the other hand most entries (as far as I have seen it) are about...
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    Definition for Business Model

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    Hi... I found a nice definition for business model which I just have to mention here: A business model performs two important functions: it creates value, and it captures a portion of that value. It creates value by defining a series of activities from...
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    Worst Jobs in Science and Technology...

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    Hi... the German Spiegel Magazin quoted in a ticker news (see http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/0,1518,491259,00.html ) the US magazine Popular Science (see http://www.popsci.com/popsci/science/0203101256a23110vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd/5.html ) about...
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