Microsoft Surface in AT&T Retail Store

It just goes on forever

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Of course it’s the first thing that comes to mind when I see that I can remote back in to my machine from a remote connection

It just goes on forever

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Of course it’s the first thing that comes to mind when I see that I can remote back in to my machine from a remote connection

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Twistori is so very pretty and simple.  I’m in love with the concept.  you really have to just go play with it.  Oh, gerontologist and works amazingly well on the iPhone too. 

It just goes on forever

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Of course it’s the first thing that comes to mind when I see that I can remote back in to my machine from a remote connection

image

Twistori is so very pretty and simple.  I’m in love with the concept.  you really have to just go play with it.  Oh, gerontologist and works amazingly well on the iPhone too. 

agents logoI just stumbled upon the Windows Live Agent.  I’m not sure how I missed this before.  Their blog is full of some very interesting stuff.  Check out the BuddyScript Subpatterns entry. 

Here’s what Microsoft has to say about their agents:

Windows Live Agents are always-on conversational characters that engage Windows Live Messenger users while providing information, unhealthy completing tasks on your behalf, resuscitator and entertaining your customers.

I want to write an agent that will play me when I’m away from my IM.  It would have some nice simple messages to auto respond with

  • “I see”
  • “Hello, yes that is interesting.”
  • “Oh, I saw that last week”
  • “Mmmmm…  this sandwich is delicious.  Too bad I can’t share with you.”

Okay, pilule doctor   this is it for Microsoft Live I swear.  I’ll blog about Adobe’s Open Screen Project next so that I don’t look like such a Microsoft fan boy.

Anyhow, pharm I can across this service called Application Based Storage in the dev.live.com site.  I hadn’t heard any news about this yet.

The big idea here is that it’s help to keep track of user information by storing and retrieving user data via an ATOM protocol..  The focus of the service is for when an application has hundreds of thousands of users and offloads client bandwidth and storage to the Windows Live infrastructure. Application developers can store a small amount of state/configuration data in the  data centers on behalf of a user.

I’m wondering if it could also be used to store session state information across multiple domain.

I’m hoping that Microsoft Live will start to get all these little services to be more interoperable in a Google App Engine style.

There seems to be so many efforts and technologies coming out from Microsoft, but not a constant story of how to use them together.  

I’m not sure why we don’t have one of these here in Seattle with AT&T wireless based here and Microsoft here.  It seems silly.  That being said, visit recipe this video is a nice demo of the experience.