Renat's Middle E@st and Afric@ blog

Just random IT related thoughts (ok, not exactly "random", but please excuse some lack of structure :))

March, 2010

  • Security: real-world vs. cyberspace

    For some reasons not connected to work I thought about security much this week. Leaving the sad story of real-world security aside, let’s focus on cyber security for a moment. This isn’t pinky either. Especially here in MEA (remember picture of most infected...
  • Windows Phone 7 for Developers

    Planning to earn some more money with your application for mobile devices? Looks like it is the time to check out what Windows 7 Phone Series can offer to you. Firstly, an interesting fact – did you know that 90% of the code could be reused in versions...
  • Free Silverlight learning course

    Ok, super quick 2 “yes-no” questions, my friends.. Is your boss willing to pay for your learning at professional IT-courses? Does your boss expect that you stay top-notch professional and be better than other professionals available on the market? The...
  • Emirates Airline – from passenger and IT perspective

    What a coincidence - I arrived this morning from NY by Emirates flight and the first e-mail that I found in my inbox was about Emirates Airline video is published on TechNet Edge ! So have to say 2 things here: 1) From my passenger’s subjective perspective...
  • Share your feedback with Microsoft team

    Hi there! Twice a year we are conducting survey among our users and customers – so called Global Relationship Survey. And this is not a type of survey that everybody just fills and the results go nowhere. *All* Microsoft planns further activities based...
  • The start of really great week with TechEd

    Why I do love TechEd? Not because of content – can read it all online and watch webcast or “how-do-I” videos. But TechEd is a great chance to really meet with the cream of the cream of Technical Community . And here in Dubai this is super special experience...