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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]