Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

April, 2006

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Interesting stuff within MIcrosoft

I'll try to give you an inside look at what goes on in Microsoft as I continue to build my career in this company.

 

 

  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Plug: MEDC 2006 Europe Activities and Specials.

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    If you're interested in attending the Microsoft Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2006 Europe , 6-8 June 2006, Nice , France. Here is a list of fantastic offers and activities: Early Bird Extension: We’ve extended our early bird until 19 May – please...
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    Keynote Review #3 Done!

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    We've just had our most important keynote review with our senior execs this morning and after 90minutes, we all left feeling happy yet very tired. We spent the last two days putting together some really cool last minute demo applications into the keynote...
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    Too many cooks spoil the broth.

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    As the ol'saying goes . I thought we would have a glitch free content scheduling exercise for MEDC 2006, but as another popular adage goes, nothing is ever absolutely perfect. We were struggling with some session code changes, renaming from ILL to...
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    Backstage Pass!

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    Here's a virtual Backstage pass for all of you. Mike and I just setup a Flickr Photostream to provide an eye into our planning & execution of not only the US MEDC2006 event in Las Vegas on May 9th till May 11th, but all the other MEDC International...
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    MSFP For Treo 700w is out!

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    Go grab it now if you have one and don't be a "push"-over! http://www.palm.com/us/support/downloads/treo700wupdater/verizon.html btw, we have 2 sessions at MEDC by Palm's speakers and 1 Panel session where you can thank or flame Palm's Developers...
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    MEDC2006 Podcasts Live!

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    Thanks to Mike , we have our MEDC 2006 Podcast up and running. The first video we have is an interview with most of the Content owners and others for MEDC. You can find out all the cool things we have in store for you in May. here's a link to the RSS...
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    ((rating>=1) && (rating=<9)) || ((rating>=1) && (rating<=5)) ?

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    We've been evaluating speaker performance, quality of sessions, satisfaction with events and almost every other measurable/metricable activity for the past few years on the One to Nine scale. And believe it or not, the Average bar is not 5.0 but 7.0 especially...
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    For those of you around GMT+1

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    Attend Mobile and Embedded DevCon 2006 Europe and get the latest on building and bringing to market the next wave of devices, applications, content, and services for the Windows Mobile® and Windows® Embedded platforms. Holler if you guys are going...
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    Microsoft's Session Leveling Guideline

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    Most of you know this since you've been to many Microsoft events but many times, different people have different interpretations of the Session Levels that run from 100 - 400. Here's the official guideline that we use internally for all our events. You...
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    MEDC Dry runs begin today!

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    We've finished with our first day of Dry-runs today and we've observed something really interesting. We only had 4 speakers. While we have allocated 3 large rooms. When we took a look at the schedule, it was bottom heavy as expected. Everybody wanted...
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    Why Dry Runs?

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    It's all about practice. The best speakers in the world - however smooth and experienced they are - will not deliver a great presentation if it has not been practiced. Delivery will not be smooth, the presenter will be scrambling to hit key points and...
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    The Art of the Keynote

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    One of the hardest things to do when preparing for a keynote is not the content or demos in the keynote, by far, the hardest thing to coordinate is people. You can have the best demos, best slides and best announcements that'll rock thousands of attendees...
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