Omar Shahine's WebLog

The content of this blog is a subset of the posts I make to my personal blog http://www.shahine.com/omar/.
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    Treo 650 Review Part 3

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    I almost forgot that I never finished my Treo Review Series. The device is so integrated into my habits now that I don't even notice how much I depend on and value the device. It's been over a month since the last review, and that's a good thing because...
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    Yahoo Music

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    Here is why Yahoo Music is cool. Yes I work for MSN, and sure I wish MSN Music had this same feature, but I'm super excited that Yahoo Music launched their business. Why? THEY ARE BUILT ON OUR PLATFORM! Let me explain. A few months ago I wrote this...
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    When the work you do is architectural (MSN mobile messaging)

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    The other day I had an experience with my computer, and MSN's software that just made me smile. You see, for the past year or so folks on my team have been involved on a feature that took coordination from dozens of internal teams. This was a big feature...
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    To be continued... on my blog

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    Until further notice, I'm discontinuing cross posting to this blog. As always, all the posts here and future posts are published on my own hosted blog at http://www.shahine.com/omar . If you want to continue getting my content, I've provided some easy...
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    This blog location

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    For a while now (since January 2004) I have been posting both to my personal blog ( http://www.shahine.com/omar/ ) and another blog located at http://blogs.msdn.com/omars/ . At the time there were about 140 Microsoft blogs on blogs.msdn.com. I don't actually...
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    Wow I was slashdotted!

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    I never thought it would happen, but thanks to Dan Crevier's recent patent, I was slashdotted because I have a blog post that gives some background on Dan (who to this day is still one of the smartest people I've had the honour of working with at Microsoft...
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    Vacation over, Maui rocked

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    Well I returned from a 10 day break from work this past Saturday, and on Monday I hit the ground running. Of course before I left for work I made two big mistakes. I subscribed to these two mailing lists at work and I didn't want them filling up my inbox...
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    Newsgator + FeedDemon

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    Interesting indeed . I started using FeedDemon because I grew tired of having my RSS in Outlook (I do not think RSS belongs there for high volume RSS readers). Before using FeedDemon though I was using NewsGator Online, and then added FeedDemon because...
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    Good luck Dennis!

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    Dennis Cheung, someone that I interviewed for his first job out of college, and someone who I managed for a while in MacBU, announced that he is leaving the MacBU for the MSN Desktop Search Team . I seriously dig the hard work and attitude of the Desktop...
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