Sean Alexander

Thoughts are actions in rehearsal

Today the announcement was made that Bill Gates will be stepping down as Chief Software Architect and in two years will retire to his part-time position as Chairman of Microsoft. Instead he’s going to focus on efforts such as battling tuberculosis, a topic near to our family. My “little” sister is a microbiologist for the …

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Link here. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9659973/ I for one am happy to see this happen. RealNetworks has a # of good, smart folks who have learned from past mistakes (as does Microsoft) and we’re all still learning. Harmony is a good subscription service, though I personally prefer Yahoo! Music Engine for their personalization system. In the end, I …

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A friend and I were talking the other day about the 20th Anniversary of Windows coming up. Folks regularly buy “Collector’s Editions” of games for PC and game consoles like Xbox, but what about Windows? What if there was a 20th Anniversary Edition of Windows? What would be compelling enough that folks would want to …

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