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    Updated: Search beta on MSN

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    Great news today! Thanks to the dedicated work of my team here at MSDN. We have released a update to the search beta site. This update includes the following improvements. MSN based search results Codezone and Forums Searches MSDN Blogs search...
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    Soma blogs

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    Soma has blogged about the changes to search... Check it out! http://blogs.msdn.com/somasegar/archive/2005/11/14/492775.aspx
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    And now the news...

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    So I wanted to apologize I have been meaning to write, but... I was so busy working on the new stuff I haven't been able to find the time. I am at DevConnections in Las Vegas this week. I am holding some focus groups on search. But that is not why I am...
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    Cool new search, or google watch out...

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    I want to get your thoughts. Specifically attempt site specific searches or scoped searchs. How does this tool compare to google? What do you think of the interface? Performance? Any thoughts at all. I think this is a great example that there is many...
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    No news this week... Sorry!

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    So I promised big news this week and I am sorry to disappoint, but I can't announce my news yet. We decided to give the changes some time to bake before we flipped the switch. So I can't tell you about it yet, but we are still on schedule. So come back...
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    principles in action

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    J a kob Nielson is telling me that our filtered search may cause usability problems... I am not convinced, but I think we need to take it into account and plan to simplify the UI as much as possible. Let me know what you think. http://www.useit.com...
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    As if RSS is news...

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    An interesting article on Google's new RSS reader. I found the article courtesy of Tom Peters. http://www.internetnews.com/xSP/article.php/3554741
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    Big news this week...

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    Stay tuned... Sorry I haven't posted in a while and I am not able to say much today; other than I have big news this week. I want to be able to tell you, but it is important to talk about it later in the week. So stay tuned. There is probably more news...
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    Another MSDN blogger talking search

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    Andy Pennell has a pretty thoughtful posting on his blog about some of the problems with relevance and the hard truth about Google. I have had some offline discussion with Andy about what we are doing to improve search, but I still encouraged him to post...
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    Women Less likely to get viruses

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    Interesting read at InfoWorld TechWatch : "Two studies released this morning by London-based StreamShield Networks, a provider of security products, indicate that the public is largely ignorant of online threats. The second study demonstrates that...
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    Filtered Search and Community searches

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    So this week we worked on the plans to support the move from the standard MSCOM search interface to the more advanced filtered search that is currently at http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/searchbeta . We are making some improvements along the way that should...
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    Back and in the Hot Seat

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    So we got back from Virginia on Sunday night. What a long flight! We were supposed to have an hour flight from Norfolk to Atlanta, unfortunately due to a storm we are redirected Augusta. We sat for 3 hours on the tarmac, without additional beverages and...
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    OOF but here in Spirit

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    So looking forward to the next several releases that are planned for search, but this week I am out. I am going to Virginia Beach for my sisters wedding. I don't want to offend anybody from Virginia but there is no place I would like to be less. I am...
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    “I’m not comfortable unless I’m uncomfortable.” —Jay Chiat

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    Welcome to my new blog! This is my first Microsoft Blog and I am very excited to be writing it. I believe very strongly in the transparency and community that blogs can create. So you can probably tell by the title of my Blog that I am the new MSDN Search...
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