The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

"My life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can." - George Bernard Shaw

September, 2004

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    $pelling Micro$oft with a Dollar $ign

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    We spent last week in unfamiliar territory. Typically, we venture out to events with a pretty strong Microsoft presence (TechEd, VS Live, etc.), but last week, we attended the SD Best Practices Expo in Boston . Lots of .NET developers, but also a lot...
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    You Never Know Who's Reading...

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    A few weeks ago, I was sitting in a room with Jim Newkirk and Ward Cunningham when we were discussing Google Page Ranks. Essentially, Google has their algorithms to determine how important a page is. I believe this is a combination of how many people...
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    Steve Ballmer Rocks! And (sigh) so does Derek Jeter...

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    Microsoft held its company meeting today. I always love to tell the story about the first company meeting I attended. It was two years ago in the Fall of 2002. They held it at Safeco Field and it was one of the greatest experiences I ever had. 20,000...
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    Software Politics

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    Watching the American presidential campaigns has been an interesting experience. I think I watched in years past, but never as much as I did this year. The campaign intrigues me and perhaps the most intriguing is the whole “flip-flopping” accusation against...
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