Ad Nauseam - ramblings of a technologist

I've been with Microsoft, as a technologist, for over 10 years. Occasionally, I stumble across a nugget that I think others will find interesting. I put those nuggets here.

October, 2006

  • but I did those two things really, really well

    In the time leading up to accepting my current role, I talked to several people about other roles, the jobs they were doing, particularly the transition into product or program manager positions from the consulting and technology specialist roles I was...
  • tiny, but wiry

    Phil has already blogged about the brief introduction I gave him today to Rory . I have to confess, that other than a couple email exchanges, my only other prior conversation with Rory went like this: me: "Hey, you're Rory the new guy? I'm Adam, the no...
  • Spies Like Us

    By "like us," I mean they don't. Because we acquired a stellar anti-spyware product, improved it, and now we give it away free. Download it here . Windows Defender is our consumer product for anti-spyware. Install it on your home machine, on your Grandma...
  • who would you want to talk to?

    I was a bit surprised last week when Jeff Sandquist walked into my office to chat about some ideas he had. We'd chatted briefly a little while ago when I dropped by his office and introduced myself, but I was still a little surprised that he dropped in...
  • Knee Deep in Spec

    I've been quiet on the blogging front lately as I get deep into the day to day business of my new role. I'm currently trying to get a functional spec written up for a new offering we want to make available. I don't think I've written a spec since back...