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How to be the apparent innovation leader - the Apple way
Lately the buzz around many of my peers has been around Apple's new OS and how they are leaving Windows behind in their dust. Yes, everyone knows I have been in the Windows camp for sometime, but this fact is irrelevant to my following argument - How to be the apparent innovation leader. First, some explanation is in order. By apparent innovation leader, I am referring to the ability to be perceived at the leading edge of technology whether you are actually there or not. Apple has done a great job ......

Posted On Saturday, April 30, 2005 1:11 PM

Next XBOX images
Apparently images of the final design of the next xbox have been leaked.  If you want to see the new design check it out here .  A write up about the whole deal can be found here.

Posted On Saturday, April 23, 2005 10:55 AM

Done my undergrad
Yesterday was my last final exam of the semester. The exam was special because it was the last requirement for my undergrad degree in computer science (w\ software engineering option). It took me about five years to get the degree because I was also in the co-op program which requires one to complete 4 four-month work terms (I did mine with Syncrude Oil, UVic Alumni Services, ACD Systems and Microsoft Corp). While I enjoyed my time at UVic, I'm definately ready for a new challenge, which I'm sure ......

Posted On Friday, April 22, 2005 11:54 PM

A nice change of pace for Channel 9
Channel 9 is a place where Scoble posts videos in which he interviews various groups of people at Microsoft. Many of these videos can be quite interesting, but are almost always technical (example = windows architecture) or demos of products. Don't get me wrong, I quite enjoy such videos, but this post is about “a change of pace”. If you go to here you will find a marketing video about how the Visual Studio team comes up with new features and what marketing research they listen to. The ......

Posted On Saturday, April 16, 2005 12:24 PM

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