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  • Microsoft + HTC working together shows Apple how to play

    As only The Register can, the recent royalties agreement between Microsoft and HTC is reported and ridiculed but seriously – what would everyone prefer? A stalling, brain dead, lawsuit slowing innovation and full of threat. Or a sensible business agreement which ensures everyone can play and everyone...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 04-29-2010
  • Software changes the world – be proud to be part of it

    One of the joys of working for Microsoft is the real world citizenship. That sounds really corporate, but what I mean is the ability to stand up and do the right thing. Microsoft of course does lots locally and internationally as befits a successful company. But its the ability to do stuff as an individual...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-22-2009
  • The curse of the evangelist

    Some people say technology evangelists don’t need sleep. That they have an additional interface just behind their right ear, and that they mind-meld with Xbox Live in order to crush the Covenant. All I know is, it is really frustrating not being able to tell people about the really cool technologies...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-08-2009
  • Britain Works

    Recognising that business needs to do all it can to help people during the recession, Microsoft UK has launched its flagship employment & skills campaign- “ Britain Works ”.  Britain Works is a multi-year plan aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges in our economy – unemployment. With...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-09-2009
  • Speech controlled robots

    At Maker Faire UK I wanted to have an exhibit anyone could interact with. So I took along my robots and modified one of the Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio (MRDS) Visual Programming Language (VPL) examples to allow both speech and Xbox controller control of them. Note to product teams: shorter product...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 04-09-2009
  • Computer Programming: Getting started

    Computer programming is a great skill. The right computer programs can change the world! By writing a helpful computer program and making it available to others, you can help people all over the world do things. How powerful is that - as a computer programmer you can be a force for good in the world...
    Posted to How To.... (Weblog) by paulfo on 02-23-2009
  • Windows Movie Maker on Windows 7 beta

    If like me, a keen Windows Movie Maker user, you were surprised to find no Windows Movie Maker in your Windows 7 installation, you are probably very frustrated. So here is the deal - as reported to me (No guarantees now). Windows Movie Maker has moved to the Windows Live Essentials suite. The current...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 01-30-2009
  • Halo Wars - Ensemble Studios closing

    I noticed the latest post on Halo Wars community site . Sad news that Ensemble Studio is closing but it sounds like there is a phoenix that will rise from the ashes. Here's wishing everyone at Ensemble Studios success during and after this difficult period and to say keep going - let Halo Wars be...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-12-2008
  • Photosynth is go!

    The world can now great Photosynths. This is going to blow your socks off!                               So what is Photosnth? Well, imagine being able to share the places and things you love using the cinematic quality of a movie...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 08-21-2008
  • Microsoft Surface at the Rio, LA

    Well, what can I say; watch the video :-) Video: Microsoft Surface at the Rio in Las Vegas IMHO:I'm sure this technology has a lot more to offer than this...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 06-12-2008
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