Fri 18 – Snow in the Spring!

Today we grabbed our hire car…we upgraded to a bigger car to get the Sat Nav and it’s definatly worth it! Spent the morning in more meetings at Microsoft before heading over to Bellvue to grab John some Bose Noice Cancelling headphones.  While we were there we played with an iPhone.  The interface is pretty…

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Thu 17 – End of the Summit

Today was the last day of the summit.  The last session was the locknote with Steve Ballmer. The guy is truly amazing..so much energy! The MVPs got to ask questions/give feedback.  Steve was there writing notes and answering each question. I was honestly impressed with the way he handled the questions and the swag from the…

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Virtual Earth 6.1 10min Map

This example comes from Steve Lombardi’s blog post last year and has been updated to the latest version of Virtual Earth at the time of writing. The code and collection was presented at the Museums and the Web conference in Montreal, Canada. In the space of 10 minutes you can present a custom collection presented…

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Sat 12 April – Photo tour Montreal

Today I battled the cold and did a photo walking tour.  Essentially, you wander around with a photographer and take photos. It was interesting, mainly because I took photos that I would never have thought to take before. It was sooooo cold.  At points i couldn’t feel my fingers and i was wearing gloves.  Below…

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Sun 6 – Off to Montreal

Bit of a delayed post..but we haven’t had internet connection… We got up nice and early to set off on our long journey to Montreal.  The plane to LA had about 40 seats free but we didn’t get a spare seat in our row 🙁 We took off about 1/2 hour late and so the…

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