Kirk Evans is a Microsoft Architect for the Azure Center of Excellence.
Introduction to SharePoint and Azure IaaS
Building SharePoint Apps with Windows Azure Platform as a Service
SharePoint Solutions and Architectures on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
Understanding Authentication and Permissions with Apps for SharePoint and Office
Julie Lerman's webcast on “Introducing Web Services Enhancements for Microsoft .NET (WSE) 3.0” is today from 8:00a - 9:00a am PST... yep, 11:00a - 12:00p for us in EST. I got a chance to look over the slides and demos... this is a must-see for people interested in the transition from ASMX to WCF.