Archive | May, 2009

Cuil is Pretty Cool

Well, I have got to admit that I have neglected looking into other search engines for some time. You would think with my background in neural networks and such that I would naturally be a nut about search engines. Sorry, my time is tight enough with all of my consulting and speaking engagements. So in […]

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Twitter to Charge for Premium Services

It looks like at the All Things Digital Conference yesterday that Evan Williams hinted towards actually moving the company towards some type of profitability in the future. It doesn’t appear right at the moment that they have their plans solidified but it is definitely on the horizon… “There will be a moment when you can […]

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Microsoft Watch: Look for a Yahoo Deal on the Horizon

Well, things are starting to come together here in the past couple of weeks to see where things are heading in terms of Micorsoft’s search arena. We have the impending lauch of Kumo…which may be named Bing.. but personally I like Kumo better. Then there is the cash raise. Then Microsoft semi-quietly opened an LLC […]

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New Azure CloudApp() Challenge

Microsoft’s CloudApp() Challenge deadline is coming up quickly. So for those developers whom want to flex their intellectual muscles a little bit and show us what a real cloud computing application looks like on the Azure™ Services Platform then you have until June 18th to submit. For those of you who haven’t gotten the word […]

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Microsoft’s Kumo Search Engine

There has been a lot of buzz going on lately about Microsoft’s new search engine attempt. After the failed attempt at acquiring Yahoo earlier, Microsoft is still looking at making a dent at the all powerful Google market. So in order to do that….if you can out buy them…then you must out innovate them. So […]

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Eli-Lilly Lunch & Learn: SMO

Here are the slides and demos from the Eli-Lilly Lunch & Learn presentation that I gave a few weeks ago(thanks again Google). For those of you in attendence this consists of the slides and also the code examples that I talked about giving you. These should allow you to get well on your way to […]

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SQLExperience Slides and Demo Files

We had a fabulous time at the first SQLExperience event that Perpetual Technologies put on with IndyPass. I believe that a little over a hundred people were in attendance as the room was fairly packed. For those of you that missed it, it consisted of an all day event that went over the concepts of […]

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