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Microsoft Research: A cute and nice place.

This is a post I took from Mashable about Microsoft Research. Sometimes I think I know how Microsoft feels. It’s the older, more well-established guy living and working amongst a bunch of scruffy, young startup types who have big ideas, take huge risks and are the embodiment of cool. When I asked people on Twitter […]

C# Concepts: Value vs Reference Types

Edited by: Patrick Goudjo-Ako | Reading time: 20 minutes. This text comes from an extra documentation provided by Joe Albahari, creator of LinqPad, on his website. If you work on the Microsoft stack (with LINQ) and haven’t started using LinqPad, you better start now and properly learn the language. Introduction One area likely to cause […]

Ten LINQ Myths

Edited by: Patrick Goudjo-Ako | Reading time: 15 minutes. This text comes from an extra documentation provided by Joe Albahari, creator of LinqPad. He explains 10 myths about Language Integrated Query (LINQ). I found them pretty interesting and useful. If you work on the Microsoft stack and haven’t started using LinqPad, you better start now […]

One more way Microsoft will engage with the open source and standards communities

Jean Paoli, Senior Director of XML Architecture at Microsoft, is one of the co-creators of the XML 1.0 standard with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and has been a significant player in the worldwide XML community since 1985, when the technology was still known as SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language). He helped start the […]

Silicon Valley, London, NYC: Startup Genome Data Reveals How The World’s Top Tech Hubs Stack Up

This is a post by Techcrunch, done on April 11 2012,  by Rip Empson Last year, we covered an ambitious collaborative R&D project called “Startup Genome,” created by three young entrepreneurs, Bjoern Herrmann, Max Marmer, and Ertan Dogrultan. The goal of the ongoing project was (and is) to take a comprehensive, data-driven dive into what […]

Michael Arrington

Michael Arrington, a former corporate attorney who, via his TechCrunch blog, has become one of the most influential figures on the Web, is the quintessential blogger: intense, passionate, consumed with his subject, opinionated, sleep-deprived, forward-thinking, easy to irritate and apt to air his grudges in public. Arrington’s vast network of Silicon Valley sources—many gained through […]