Gianpaolo's blog

thoughts of a dotcom refugee happily expatriated at Microsoft

December, 2005

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    Business or Technology?

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    Today I took my parents (visiting from Europe) and my kids to Redmond Town Center. While they were having pastries whose sizes only exist in the US, I quickly went to Border’s. While I was walking towards the Computer section and see what latest book...
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    mini thinkweek

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    I spent a big chunk of my week off doing my own “mini thinkweek lite”. (No I am not trying to emulate mighty Bill). I have to say: I LOVED it! The #1 thing I learned? There are soooo many extremely interesting technology areas that I don’t spend...
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    gianpaolo's blog: take 3

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    After going public on July 12 2004 and a fresh start on June 1 2005 which did not last long, here is my 3rd attempt to start a blog. What was the trigger? 3 things actually: (a) Classical, late night, New Year resolution type of thinking. Resolution...
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    Does your computer play classical music at boot time?

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    It's been around since 1997 but I have to confess that I didn't know that... From http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q261186 SUMMARY During normal operation or in Safe mode, your computer may play "Fur Elise" or "It's a Small, Small World" seemingly...
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