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MIX Swag
So, for the last couple of years, we’ve been giving out Moleskine’s as our swag at conferences. Last year, we gave out one to some Microsoft people. Guess what showed up in the SWAG bags this years? Yup, Internet Explorer branded Moleskine’s! And yes, we’ve been able to confirm that they did in fact get the idea from us. Imitation is the best form of flattery. BTW—Check out www.letmegooglethatwithbing... Technorati Tags: Mix ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:25 AM

Mix 2011
So, I’m at mix 2011 this year, and here’s the message I’m feeling from Microsoft: Silverlight is a plug-in. It will always likely do things that the standards don’t yet support, but it’s part of the web (i.e. html5), not competing with it. You should build in HTML first and only use silverlight where the browser can’t fill the gap. Must of the functionality that you get in XAML has been reproduced in CSS3 + HTML5 + all of the other HTML5 stuff. The tooling for HTML5 dev stinks right now. Multiple ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 12, 2011 5:08 PM

Servant Leadership
Leadership Veracity consultants are an interesting group of people. We have some of the best and brightest people working to help our customers deliver great products to their customers. While there are a lot of consulting shops in the industry, most are not like Veracity Solutions. Many shops simply want to put a body into a chair. They offer cheap hourly full time employee replacements (contractors) instead of people that can actually help their business be successful. Veracity, on the other hand, ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 5, 2011 9:39 AM

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