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Review of ‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson

November 15, 2011

I’ve been sitting on this review for three weeks. I started reading ‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson at about 11:45PM on Sunday, October 23. I finished it at around 4:00AM on Wednesday, October 26. Suffice it to say, that’s the quickest I’ve ever read any book that was over 600 pages. I read it, appropriately, […]

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Apple vs. Adobe (or Thoughts on Section 3.3.1)

April 30, 2010

This post started life as a voice memo on April 13th, a few days after Apple announced the iPhone 4 OS and unleashed the much bandied about section 3.3.1 (“no 3rd party development platforms”) rule in the new iPhone SDK Agreement.  Since Steve Jobs himself decided to weigh in on this point, I figured it […]

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Microsoft Convergence 2008 Wrap-Up

March 16, 2008

Last week I attended Microsoft’s Convergence 2008 conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  Convergence is focused on Microsoft’s Business Solutions division which includes applications in the Dynamics family — CRM, GP, AX, NAV and SL — but also touches on related technologies such as SharePoint (WSS and MOSS) and SQL Server. […]

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Tech-Ed 2007 in Orlando

June 6, 2007

This week I’ve been attending Microsoft’s Tech-Ed 2007 conference here in Orlando at the gigantic Orange County Convention Center.  A group of us from work ascended upon Orlando on Sunday and Monday to check out new Microsoft technologies, do some recon on products we’ve recently brought into our “enterprise” and to get out of the office fray […]

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