Another Microsoft Blogger

a weblog by cameron reilly

November, 2003

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    ActiveWords

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    I'm always excited about finding little apps that improve my productivity and this is my latest: ActiveWords . Check it out. It's a great little app that lets you associate text with pre-determined functions. Listening: Leonard Bernstein...
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    Microsoft Australia's ISV strategy

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    I mentioned in my post yesterday that I was pumped up about Frank Arrigo's presentation on our ISV strategy. I've asked him to provide some links to more info on what we are doing. Here they are: - http://www.microsoft.com/australia/partner/partnering...
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    Microsoft's Australia & New Zealand Partner Conference 2003

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    Just got back from spending a few days up at the Gold Coast for Microsoft's Australia & New Zealand Partner Conference 2003 .   Sarah Bond, our E-business Server Product Manager and I presented a break-out yesterday on E- Business...
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    Gold Coast

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    I'm up at the Gold Coast for a couple of days at the Microsoft Partner Conference at the Royal Pines Resort. Being an ex-Queenslander, I always snigger at the suggestion that QLD is "beautiful one day, perfect the next" and, as if on cue, as I arrived...
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    Kasparov one point down!

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    Kasparov lost to X3D Fritz in Game Two today of the Man-Machine World Chess Championship !
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    Microsoft Voice Command

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    As someone who LIVES on my Pocket PC Phone these days, I sadly had to take it in for repairs for the second time in a month today... all my fault, it seems I am the world's biggest klutz! Beware: while they are packed with HEAPS of features... robustness...
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    the coolest film weapon of all time

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    as I was leaving "Matrix Revolutions" the other night, mentally adding the Wachowski Brothers' names to the "Filmakers Who Betrayed My Faith" list (current members are Lucas and Chris Carter), I suddenely had a realization that made...
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    addicted to ebay

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    Further to my recent post about Ebay becoming the 11th largest retailer in the USA, I should share my latest contribution to their coffers... my latest ebay conquest ... or should I say my latest capitulation? Anyone else out there appreciate...
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    blogging at MSFT AUST

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    I just had a great IM chat with Mark Baartse who is the Online Platform Manager at Microsoft Australia. He's apparently a man with a vision - to have our local CEO, Steve Vamos, as a blogger. I think it's a great idea to have Microsoft execs blogging...
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    got my first Meteor DVD!

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    about time someone introduced a new online service in this country! I recently signed up with Meteor Entertainment . They are one of the 3 new services in Oz where you can order rental DVD's online and they will mail them to you... then you return...
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    My good buddy Frank

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    The one, the only, Frank Arrigo, my good buddy, has a blog here . (when I figure out how to work the blogroll on this thing I will add him ;-)... Frank is a long long long-time Softie, with a long list of important jobs behind him, including being...
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    supercomputers selling cheap

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    According to this article , "Virginia Tech's decision to build a supercomputer out of 1,100 Apple Power Mac G5s -- a true break from the architecture of traditional, mainframe supercomputers -- allowed the university to cut its costs in half . According...
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    Ebay - 11th largest U.S. retailer

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    As an old dotcommer, it's very exciting for me to see the news recently that Ebay is now the 11th largest U.S. retailer . A realization of the dotcom vision of a new brand of retailer with no inventory.
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