Monthly Archives: February 2008

Mini-Microsoft opens up about Facebook, being unmasked, and taking advantage of groupies

Perhaps you’re familiar with Mini-Microsoft, the anonymous Deep Throat Microsoft blogger who’s been lovingly griping online about the company online since 2004. Mini is somewhat infamous (having been interviewed by Business Week and The Seattle Times) and has managed to maintain his anonymity despite all the attention. I recently had the chance to pester Mini […]

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

New Laser-Focused Eyes See Value in Benefit

A writer for MSW shares his experience going through LASIK. Microsoft’s benefits provided incentive for the vision correcting surgery. By Joshua Isaac February 18, 2008 “Look at the light, Josh,” the doctor said. From what I’ve been told, that’s not something one should do in an operating room during a procedure—or is that run to […]

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

Life at MSFT: The truth revealed

I totally just spit free soda all over my screen watching this Channel 10 video. Extra funny? The comment from the dude who doesn’t get the joke.

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

Microspotting in the Wall Street Journal! Er, sort of.

A Microspotting photo showed up in the Wall Street Journal online today! If you look closely here, you can see a screenshot of the Workin it @ MSFT page on Facebook. I’m an admin for that group, and we used a photo from Justin Wilcox’s Microspotting profile the main image. Hence, even though Microspotting itself […]

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

Double-platinum Peruvian rockstar goes undercover as an SDET

The geek in question: Miguel Susffalich The job title: SDET, BizTalk/Oslo (and Peruvian rock star) What are you working on?  I’m an SDET working in the Distributed Application Server team of the Connected Systems Division, specifically working in features for BizTalk Server and Oslo. How did you get your gig at Microsoft? I did a five year software engineering degree in […]

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

It?s More than Open Source?It?s Shared Source

The Shared Source Initiative makes publicly available the source code for many of Microsoft’s core products, including Windows and Office. And the company’s okay with that. By Steve Birge Believe it or not, there are non-Microsoft people digging into the kernel source code for Windows, Office, and other prized corporate assets. Before you start to […]

Posted in Microspotting | Leave a comment

Join our Talent Network

Sign up and receive customized job alerts. Learn More

Photos

  • Photos image
  • Photos image
  • Photos image
  • Photos image