I spent this week at the 2011 Microsoft MVP Summit in Redmond, WA. It was an excellent trip, full of great information that I can't talk about: Microsoft is the only company I have an NDA with! But I can say that no one should count that company out. Although Apple, Google, and Facebook (?!) get all the attention, Microsoft is making some good moves. The Kinnect and Windows … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, March 4, 2011
I write a lot. Recently, two of my prolific author friends (Greg and Curtis) decided to try voice dictation to help accelerate their writing process. I've been trying it, too, using the Microsoft Speech Recognition engine bundled with Windows 7 to write my Network Computing columns. But Microsoft's engine isn't that great, and I'm a full-time Mac user. I've been wanting to … [Read more...] about Get Dragon Dictate 2 for Mac, Just $129 Today Only!
I spent last week tying up loose ends before Tech Field Day 5 in San Jose. It's going to be a great event, with presentations by Symantec, Drobo, Xangati, NetEx, InfoBlox, HP, and a new company making their US launch! In the mean time, I am working hard to wrap up the Small Enterprise Storage Array Buyers' Guide for DCIG and continuing my regular work - spreading the word about … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, February 4, 2011
This regular series features highlights from the week. It was another big one for me, with my Network Computing writing gig starting up, the announcement of my Storage for Server Virtualization seminar series, and the finalization of Tech Field Day for February. Things I wrote I kicked off my new Network Computing column with this one: Ethernet Has A Goldilocks Problem … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, January 14, 2011