Tag: #Make Web Not War

Microsoft nominated me as a Most Valuable Professional

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You read well; Microsoft nominated me, and I’m now a MVP, a Most Valuable Professional about Internet Explorer. For those of you that don’t know, it’s an important recognition in the Microsoft ecosystem: it’s given to professionals with a certain area of expertise, around Microsoft technology or technology Microsoft use, for their work in the... Read more

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The evolvement of the tech industry – A Make Web Not War presentation at Devcamp Vancouver 2011

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Last week, I was talking with someone about my role as a Technical Evangelist: the person was quite surprised that I went from Microsoft to Mozilla. Of course, the company structure, and culture are really different, but I never quit the Open Source world. Part of my role for my previous employer was to help... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – The importance of security with Philippe Gamache

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The last interview I did at the Confoo conference in 2012, but also the last video I did for this unfinished Make Web Not War TV project was with Philippe Gamache, a security expert in Montreal. I’ll miss posting those, but I’m missing a lot more meeting awesome people, and interviewing them, so stay tuned;... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Make Web Not War at Microsoft with Keith Loo

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For this eleventh (on twelve) interviews I did for the Make Web Not War TV, I had the pleasure to discuss with my friend, and former partner in crime, Keith Loo from Microsoft. Keith is now the Open Platform lead at Microsoft, also leading the Make Web Not War effort. In this video, we talked... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – 3D printing with a Kinect, and Raymond Kao

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As you probably already know, I made a series of interviews at Confoo last year. It was a good place for this as many excellent speakers, and developers were there. One of the interviews I did for the Make Web Not War TV was with Raymond Kao, or Ray as everybody calls him. What I... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Cross platform technologies with Raymond Tsang

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This is the 9th video of a series of twelve interviews I did for my old project, Make Web Not War TV. Again during Confoo last year, I had a great discussion with Raymond Tsang from IdeaNotion. In this interview, we talked about his first experience at Confoo, one of the biggest technical conferences we... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – WordPress & Windows 8 with Bryan Xu

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Still part of the series of videos I did for the Make Web Not War TV project I had when I was at Microsoft, I did an interview at Confoo with Bryan Xu from IdeaNotion. I had the please to work with the guys at IdeaNotion for an Open Source project, MetroPress (now IdeaPress) that... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Windows Azure with Cory Fowler

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I had the pleasure to meet Cory Fowler when I was a Microsoftie. He was one of the Windows Azure MVP (Most Valuable Professional), and join Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist maybe one year before I left. At the 2013 edition of Confoo, Cory was there with his Corp team to talk about Windows Azure.... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Open Data in Ottawa with Robert Giggey

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I hope that my friends who had a long weekend, had a good one. For this Tuesday post, that feel like a Monday, I wanted to share another interview I did for my previous project, Make Web Not War TV, that I wasn’t able to finish before leaving Microsoft. All the interviews were timeless, except... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Open Data with Stéphane Guidoin

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Let’s start this week with another interview I did for the project that I never had the time to finish at Microsoft, the Make Web Not War TV. This time, I did a couple of interviews at Confoo last year, and one of them was with Stéphane Guidoin. Stéphane is a well-known activist around Open... Read more

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