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September, 2008

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    Going Dark

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    There are so many things to blog about, but I’m off on holidays to Coffs Harbour and Wiseman’s Ferry for two weeks. So check out Coatsy’s , Parso’s, Dave’s , and Catherine’s blogs. Watch out for news about PDC , and definitely DevSta . (which by the way...
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    TE08: Community Input

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    My last post, essentially thanking Readify for their involvement in TechEd08 caused a little bit of a stir :-) to the point of being reported in the press , not once, but twice . I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight all of the influencers whom...
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    TE08: Support from our partners

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    TechEd is a huge undertaking, and there is no way we could be successful without the support of our partners. Today I got to see the impact of that again first hand. I was invited to address the Readify Annual Kick-off as their guest speaker. During my...
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    TE08: First Ever Australian Annual IT Demo Champion - Tatham Oddie

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    Way back in March this year we kicked off the largest ever launch of a Microsoft product, with the Heroes Happen {Here} Launch of Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. Since then we've been running a competition throughout the community...
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    TE08: The Smackdown Finale

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    I'll do a fuller wrap-up of the Smackdown *SMACK!* "HooHa!" later, but I just had to get the little video of the finale competition out. We wrapped up the biggest, and loudest Smackdown "HooHa!" ever held at a public TechEd with a...
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    TE08: Blogging from my Mobile phone in the Smackdown

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    This is a quick demo of a great little app to demonstrate the power of mobile blogging. R42
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    TE08: Coatsy’s Facebook Promise

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    Andrew Coates , the initimable Developer Evangelist, has reiterated his promise to join Facebook, this time on video, if there are 250 members of the “Convince Andrew Coates to join Facebook” Facebook Group by the end of Friday 5 Sep 2008. Let’s hold...
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    TE08: Who will be crowned the 1st Annual Australian IT Demonstration Hero?

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    Here at TechEd08 we’ve been working through the National Finalists of the Demos Happen {Here} competition. So far we’ve had 4 demo hero’s strut their stuff on the stage in the Expo hall, with another 3 to go. The competition is so successful that we decided...
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    TE08: Are Social Networks the new Usergroups?

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    A session asking people “in the know,”about the future of communities. Those who meet in exotic locations, at late nights, and speak arcane languages; those who tweet, and blog, and (well some) Facebook! Do we need to gather together in the same place...
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    TE08: Joe Wilson on Mobility Smackdown

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    Joe, Microsoft’s Senior Director for Academic Evangelism was downunder this week to keynote our hugely successful Student Day. We also managed to keep him around for a couple of days to catch up with our Student Partners, Deans from local universities...
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    TE08: Smackdown – ONE MORE WAY TO WIN

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    There is another way to win at the Smackdown!! *SMACK!!* If you’re not one of the 100 lucky dogtag winners. We’re running another across the whole conference, where people can take a photo of their Windows Mobile experience at TechEd08 . Email the photos...
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    TE08: Dogtags

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    In 2006 it was a high-energy, spirited, spontaneous Mobility Smackdown *SMACK!* off the back of the Microsoft Showcase. Last year we staged Pirates of the Blackberry Curse as a Track Session for the first time ever at a public TechEd to a sell-out crowd...
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    First Video of Surface at TechEd08

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    Here it is, the Surface ready for demo at TechEd08 down in the MSDN Lounge. Come and check it out. R 42 Technorati Tags: TEAU08 , TechEd08 , Cool Tech , Surface
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    First Pics of Surface at TechEd08

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    It’s arrived, it’s here, and ready for unwrapping. If you want to check out and play with Surface, you need to get down to the MSDN Lounge. R 42 Technorati Tags: TechEd08 , Australia , Surface , Cool Tech
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