Vikram's "Muse"

“And this one thing is what gives the confidence, however out of place this confidence might seem, to be absolutely unworried about the permanence of this bond. How can you somehow lose your reflection?” - Vikram

Robert moves on to the next adventure

The blog world is abuzz with news on my friend Robert leaving Microsoft. Robert is one of the key people who got me to come to Microsoft. Hearing about my conversations with Google, Robert architected one of the most rapidly scheduled meetings that I have been party to with the ...

Blogging from Word 2007 Beta

A surprise feature inclusion in Word – and a very cool one at that. I couldn’t help but blog about it. I could easily configure it to accept wordpress as the provider and I am told that metaweblog pictures support will be included in future builds. Joe, congratulations on a ...

Ballmer on Sharepoint

US News Article | Reuters.com Ballmer in India, speaking about sharepoint. Separately, Ballmer said he expected $400 million in revenue from SharePoint, its real-time information product, though he did not specify the timeframe. "SharePoint is the number one product at this point in the history of Microsoft," he said in a presentation to ...

June 6th 2010
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Hacked By GeNErAL

Hacked By GeNErAL
May 22nd 2010
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The propensity to dream…

The sun broke out of the clouds then, and it filled the world with sunshine. A few small earthern lamps had filled a boy's hearts with hope in a dilapidated temple decades back. The same brightness and warmth now pervaded the hearts of everyone magnified - from the boy to ...
May 14th 2010
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Things I overheard from myself: Cosmetic Testing

I understand the reasoning behind why animal testing needed to be banned. A question that popped in my head this morning was - if animal testing is gone, what is the alternative? How do cosmetic (and other) manufacturers test to make sure their product does not have short and long ...
May 14th 2010
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Things I overheard from myself…

I like thinking. Except when things at work keep me insanely busy to the point of exhausting every mental pore - I love thinking. In the shower, under warm covers, driving along green tinged roads and even while waiting for certain meetings to end, I am constantly thinking. Intensity might ...
June 11th 2009
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Instant Translations in Bing

The Bing instant answer feature powered by Microsoft Translator went live yesterday. I wanted to highlight some tips and caveats. On availability: This has currently been rolled out to all English and Spanish speaking markets. Other language markets will follow shortly. You get the instant answer if your to: ...

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