Don’t you know that Scott Guthrie will cut you? Don’t you ever tell Scott Guthrie to “draw out something” on the whiteboard! Scott will put you in a headlock and make your world turn black! Scott will insert patent cubes up you! You sit there
and let Scott talk!
I knew it was irresistable for my fellow niners to make a remark about the physical apperance of Sumit Chauhan. I had the same "challenge" but for me it is an indication of my poverty. It reminds me that so many people are "ugly" in so many ways that when
we see what resembles "beauty" we pack on like wolves to pollute and defile.
Now trivia: Sumit Chauhan is an engineer. I assume that this interview took place in her office so you can see that her space is not "decorated" with "girl stuff" in particular and consumer gluttony in general. She takes a very utilitarian view of her work
The declarative comments by the male speaker about any topic other than machine-related objects were quite annoying. But Rory is more annoying than this guy so that's the state of affairs in Redmond.
We need to see several testimonials telling us that this series designed to educate us about women in technology is useful. Bring on the 12 year old girls with touching stories of Microsoft humanity.
What may be more useful is to interview an expert that has interviewed hundreds of women in technology so that we can get sweeping, broad strokes with more informative power based on statistics and hard research. Surely someone who works for Slate or maybe
even MS NBC can relate.
Another option is to interview a woman at Microsoft who is as old as Jim Allchin (and with similar seniority)---but that may be hard to do because of (gasp!) sexism in old Microsoft. An older woman should have some experience seeing women come and go on the
I know that it is very difficult not to sound cynical in this age of the smirk but I am freaking serious when I say that this is the guy I wanted to hear from for years. Years! Anyone who has written HTML by hand at least three times for the last
decade needs to see this video!
Nothing replaces an excellent discussion of technology in a historical context like this Channel9 post. Everything else is existential doggy bags and sophomoric kiddie plates served in a vacuum.