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  • Blog Post: Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC 09) provides a snapshot of what Microsoft is up to (keynotes available for review)

    Earlier this week Microsoft hosted the 2009 edition of the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC 2009) in New Orleans. Thousands of partners joined to understand where Microsoft is going and how they can work together with Microsoft. The keynotes were streamed live (a bit too early on the Pacific side, but...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office Web Applications and http://docs.com

    I just got an e-mail informing me that I could now upload and create documents in http:/docs.com, so I went ahead and tried it out. For starters, you don’t need to create usernames or passwords. You just use your facebook credentials. If you’re logged to facebook already, it just works and your name...
  • Blog Post: Micro-blogging on Twitter: a few thoughts and tips

    As I posted a few days ago , I’m now micro-blogging on twitter as well as regular-blogging here. One week or so into the experience, I can tell you that it looks a lot different from inside :-) Angles First of all, there are many angles on micro-blogging. Some use twitter just as new kind of IM...
  • Blog Post: First impressions on Windows Phone 7 and the Samsung Focus

    Well, I have been using my new Samsung Focus (one of the Windows Phone 7 options for AT&T) for about a week now. I saw a number of reviews of the Windows Phone 7 software and the many hardware options available on different providers. However, I wanted to add a few of my own first impressions. ...
  • Blog Post: I will be speaking at the //build/ conference next month

    Just a short post to share that I will be speaking at the BUILD conference next month. The conference will happen in Anaheim-CA, from 9/13 to 9/16. You can read more at the official site: http://www.buildwindows.com . The full agenda is not published yet, but you will be able to see details (like title...
  • Blog Post: I am now on Twitter (and more active on Facebook)

    It started posting articles electronically back in the BBS days in the late 1980s. I create a web page with my own domain name in 1998 (back in Brazil with a ".br" domain name that I no longer own). I moved to a US domain when I moved to the United States in 2000 (it’s still there at http://www.barreto...