Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

May, 2007

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Interesting stuff within MIcrosoft

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  • Backstage @ Robotics

    From Hobby Bobby to Software Architect

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    Congratulations Mike! This is a long-time coming and well deserved promotion. Now I can tell people that I've drank weird coffee , wore fake samurai hats , played with inflatable kangaroos, and stumped " Lex Luthor" into talking about his need for Tongkat...
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    Trying to get Voice Command to work with BT on WM6 Dash?

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    There has been some reports about users not being able to get their Bluetooth headset working with Voice Command on the T-Mobile WM6 Dash update. here's a quick fix: Users can restore BT headset functionality by changing the following reg key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE...
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    Rob and team breaks previous sync record

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    Rob Tiffany and team demonstrated LIVE to everyone at MEDC 2007 that SQL Server Compact Edition can maintain a 720 subscriber merge replication concurrently on a complex and constantly updating database. That and still never crossing the 35% CPU utilization...
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    Doing our little bit for the world.

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    MEDC 2007 has officially ended. We're all making our way back from Las Vegas to Seattle for much needed rest. Its amazing how how much work it takes to run an event like this. We hope that everyone of you who came to the event learned a lot and got your...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Download the Mobility Touchdown Content

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    Head over to the Mobility Touchdown blog if you want to download the 3-day hands-on workshop (from an FTP site) that we've been delivering around the world. The workshop covers these topics: Mobile Development Tools (Visual Studio, SDKs, Yes WM6...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Silverlight on Windows Mobile : A closeup

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    For those of you who didn't get to see the Silverlight Windows Mobile demo at MIX, here's Scott Holden, the Product Unit Manager for the Compact Framework team, giving us a closer look a the Major League Baseball (MLB) demo.
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    MEDC 2007 Street Performer - WiMonet

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    Checkout Brian Cross' activity at MEDC 2007. he's walking around the conference halls / corridors with a WiMo robot, whiteboard, a heavy backpack and lots of marker pens, showing off WiMonet to all attendees and letting them interact with it by creating...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    OFONE Spoof covered on Seattle PI

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    Didn't want to post anything about this during the keynote but now since Seattle PI posted this on their blog, go ahead and read it: http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/microsoft/archives/114741.asp totally hilarious, hope we can post the video on youtube...
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    Windows Mobile 6 Pro & Std SDK Refresh released today

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    At MEDC we gave away a DVD chock full of information, SDKs and sample code to all attendees and we've also uploaded it on MSDN Mobility Center. Download the SDK bits now. Here are the emulators that are included in the SDKs: Windows Mobile 6 Standard...
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    Signpost 2007 now released to the wild

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    Graz has now posted the Signpost 2007 application that they built for MEDC 2007 online at their website. Download and try it now. Obviously you won't be able to participate unless you're in MEDC right now, but try it anyway. http://studierstube.icg.tu...
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