Category Archives: MSFTMemories

Microsoft disables blog STATS on spaces.live

What the F%$K??? This would have to be the most outrageous removal of a crucial feature from a blogging platform that I have ever witnessed. I know times are tough and the MSFT stock price is not flash but removing … Continue reading

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Annual Daylight Savings / Timezone chuckles

As reported in years past, I felt truly alone and un-supported when first confronted by ‘hour out meetings’ in a large Microsoft Exchange project. Each year I feel a little bit better as other people feel the pain. Annual updates … Continue reading

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Kleefy – another whinging Aussie with a timezone problem

This morning I read with joy a report from UncleNick that Michael Kleef (another Aussie Microsoft Employee from Perth) got the attention of Steve Ballmer and most of the technical field staff – by asking a piercing question based on … Continue reading

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Ben sees Ray Ozzie talk on Service Disruption

My friend Benjamin Mitchell posts a nice summary of Ray Ozzie’s TechEd keynote on the upcoming services disruption.  How sad that MOM will now be called SSOM (What will Graham do with his ‘Look MOM no hands’ shirt for zero … Continue reading

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Finally – I’ve made money from the InterNet!!

Yes folks – the fall from the corporate merry-go-round may have been tough for a while but we’re on the gravy train now.  Check out my first statement of earnings from the internet: The SquidTeam: Seth, Megan, Corey, Heath and … Continue reading

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is Daylight Savings fecking with your timezone?

Ah,Its my favourite week of the year – the one between when daylight savings used to end and where it does end (this year). The first such week that occurred after I joined Microsoft back in 1996 nearly sent me … Continue reading

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Bill Gates talks Web as Platform

kapn – wanna see you blog about this one! Make sure you watch the 30mins Q&A with Bill Gates talking about the Web as a platform. It came from the very tidy ‘Channel9′ page that pulls feeds of all media … Continue reading

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