This year is our 30th Employee Giving Campaign at Microsoft and today we announced that our U.S. employees have raised $1 billion in cash for more than 31,000 nonprofit and community organizations since the start of the campaign.
If you read this blog, you know about the TechNet Wiki I helped start a while ago. The wiki represents many kinds of awesome. The best of which is the people who care enough about technology, and the wiki, to contribute content. The wiki has been nominated for an internal Microsoft Engineering Excellence Award.
More than 3,000 of you have contributed around 12,000 pages of technical content that get about a million page views per month.
You may also be aware of new apps that are built on top of Microsoft content, such as server posterpedia and server news. Well, now the community has built a Windows 8 app on top of the wiki.
BREAKING NEWS: Technet Wiki Widget launched on Windows 8 Store!
+1, check it out. Save your own custom wiki tag searches in the app.
One who is gone. Native American, actor, activist, my grandpa look-alike, icon, man I respected and looked up to all my life. He died this week and his ashes were spread on the Rez.
This image (spitting one for grandpa Leo) is from NNN.
My confolences to his family, friends, and worldwide fans.
Say what now? There is a new way of interacting with computers, and I have to RTFM?
Well, not really. I know that you IT Pros already know all this, but, since you are the TechSupport/IT Department for friends/family neighbors who might be unfamiliar with touch computing as implemented in Windows 8, this tutorial will help you with visual diagrams matching text descriptions of "gestures" in Windows 8, like "swipe".