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a web mail developer

February, 2004

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    Testing Scoble's Link Power

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    Rob Scoble claims to raise sites from obscurity to a Google rank of 4 with a simple link from his blog. Let's try it out. I have a site (InfiniteSoccer.com) that has been up one month and currently has a rank of 0. Let's see if it works. I'll report back...
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    What would you say to Bill?

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    There are two responses that I see frequently when MS people run into Bill at work. There’s the “oh my god, it’s Bill Gates!” reaction and the antithesis “he’s just a guy” reaction. The first I think is natural...
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    Ex-Intern about to Enter the Job Market

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    One of my old interns, Albert Mungin, is about to graduate UW equipped with a degree in EE and is looking for a job . Albert starting working at MS as a high school intern back before I joined in '96 and has come back most summers to a variety of test...
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    Commercialization of Your Youth

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    Beth is complaining about Lincoln using a Peter Gabriel song to sell SUVs and recalls her frustration at hearing the Smiths' How soon is now? being used to sell Mazdas. All I can say is that I feel the pain. Try HP using The Cure's Pictures of You to...
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    Strongly Typed Resources in Whidbey

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    This is pretty handy. Can't wait. Kit George has some vb demo code as well.
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    MSDN Gripe

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    In my perfect MSDN world, clicking a link to a reference article like this findText method would not result in a redirection and wait as the MSDN table of contents tree loads on the left. Why can't I go directly to an article without the toc? Why doesn...
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    Sharing One's Blogroll

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    Today I had this idea of a public site to upload one's blogroll so that you can find out who the people you read read - kind of an Amazon “people who bought this book also bought these...“ feature for weblogs. My buddy Dave Levin thought he...
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    Exchange Team Blog, Dave Winer and a pubDate

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    Well, this morning the Exchange team blog was announced on KC's feed , which is fantastic. Hopefully, I can send a few OWA tips that way. I guess we will have to wait and see. This afternoon I attended a talk by Dave Winer at MS. It was my first time...
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    Social Software

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    So Esther Dyson was on campus today, I didn't have a chance to go over and watch in person, but I watched the feed on the intranet. She talked a bit about the buzz of "social software" amongst other things. The term "social software" brings to mind sites...
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    Announcing InfiniteSoccer.com

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    Today I announce InfiniteSoccer.com , a site for finding and scheduling pick-up soccer games based on the impressive technology that powers InfiniteHoops.com . Very exciting to think that a new franchise is the simple act of creating a new CSS, changing...
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