s.t.i.l.l.drey

sharing technical information, learning, leadership

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: students involved with technology 2014

    January 24th Mr. Chuck D was on the Arsenio Hall show. Arsenio was discussing his old show "We talk about my old show...I fought for groups like you and NWA and one situation I lost a fight with Paramount because your song was called 'By the Time I Get To Arizona'." "Tell young...
  • Blog Post: be different–what i learned from steve jobs

    this is likely my tribute to steve jobs post.  it originally was going to be a post about acting and thinking differently, but based upon the events of this week and some reflection, it seems more appropriate to also serve as a what i learned from steve jobs post.  my mom and steve jobs could...
  • Blog Post: kinect and the microsoft company store opening in oakbrook, il

    in my five years at microsoft i’ve had a chance to attend a lot of events.  my first “launch” event was for windows vista in february 2006 where I had a chance to do two of the keynote demos in front of an audience of over 4,500 attendees.  i’ve worked at the intel developers conference, internal...
  • Blog Post: 25 apps for christmas–songsmith and ribbon hero

    my daughter used to make up songs all the time (she still sings a lot but now it’s usually something she’s heard before) and that’s when i first discovered songsmith from microsoft research .  this is a program that can create a musical soundtrack to whatever you sing.  it’s very fun and there...
  • Blog Post: you have angered the great master russinovich!

    one of the geekiest but most amusing videos i've seen from microsoft. i hope you enjoy trevor and sam talking i.t. as much as i did. this third video in the series is priceless! http://www.youtube.com/user/talkingaboutwindows#p/u/5/7uHHENkT4dY Master Russinovich
  • Blog Post: summer hardware, software and dogfood

    it seems not a month goes by at microsoft where you aren’t testing something or submitting feedback on software.  if you enjoy living between what is here and what’s next, microsoft is a really fun place to work.  it’s obviously not the only company that is introducing new hardware, software...
  • Blog Post: my youtube channel - whoops!

    i haven't posted a lot of videos to youtube and a couple that i did post were apparently marked because of the musical soundtrack (since i "created" the photo and video portion and own the music, i didn't think about using it to impress my grandma and other family members with my computer skills). i...
  • Blog Post: 6 years ago today...

    i began my journey at microsoft. i was really excited and couldn't think of a better fit than the job and the company i was about to start at for me and my career. there were a few things that happened that i found amusing. that first day i received my "blue badge" (full time microsoft employees are...
  • Blog Post: history of microsoft videos - 1995

    in february channel9.msdn.com started a history of microsoft series that has been very entertaining to watch. in a few short months, the series has covered 20 years of microsoft, computing, and the world. check it out here .
  • Blog Post: preparing for techready 9

    i will be spending the last week in july out in seattle at techready – a semi annual gathering of microsoft field engineers.  last year at techready 7 i saw ray ozzie speak for the first time.  some of the highlights are contained in a wired article – with the transition of bill gates at the...
  • Blog Post: 7 years at microsoft

    Today marks my 7th anniversary at Microsoft. 7 years ago I couldn't have even imagined where Microsoft was headed. Three versions of Windows and Office (and Server, SQL, etc.) later, the company has delivered on software + services and now has devices coming. Windows 8 is the first time I've been as...
  • Blog Post: giving campaign

    it's october again and at the end of the month i will have been with microsoft for 3 years. starting on october 31st, i completely missed out on one of my favorite internal microsoft campaigns - the giving campaign. each october microsoft allows its employees to direct corporate contributions matching...