Sara Ford's Weblog

My adventures embracing open source on CodePlex and at Microsoft

January, 2007

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    Team Kata Karate Tournament Video

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    well, at least i got it posted to youtube in the same year as the tournament. This is the event that we trained for every Saturday morning at 7am for 9 months. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVeHdvRBiLc
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    I hate snow

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    I think everyone in Seattle can relate to this statement right now.  What is going on?  Is this the 3rd time that we’ve had significant snow?  Like Jimmy Buffet said, "I gotta go where there ain’t any snow.  I gotta go where it...
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    Reintroducing MsaaVerify as an open source project on CodePlex

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    Prior to my retirement from accessibility (i’m still retired, btw), i wrote a testing tool for verifying the required MSAA properties needed for Assistive Technology devices, like screen readers, Braille displays, and so forth.  Working on the power...
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    Best Visual Studio 2005 ad ever!

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    I have never been so proud. =) http://www.scifi.com/battlestar/ (as of posting this at 5pm PST on 31 Jan 2007, there is a VS 2005 ad in the corner. I've heard there's another ad, but i always seem to hit the VS one...)
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    Seattle Seahawks's lost yesterday may have saved the city of New Orleans

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    Could you imagine if the Saints had played Chicago for a chance at the superbowl in the Superdome?  New Orleans may have (barely) survived Katrina, but it wouldn’t have survived that football game. Had the Seahawks won, i would have changed my flight...
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