Defrag Tools #140 - Larry Osterman - 31 Years

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In a two part on-location special for Defrag Tools, Andrew Richards and Chad Beeder invade Larry Osterman's office on his 31st anniversary at Microsoft. This week, we talk about his various office moves and the collection of artifacts in his office. Next week we continue the visit and do a deep dive in to API Contracts. API Contracts are used to define and package the various Windows 10 SKUs for PC, Phone, HoloLens, Surface Hub, Xbox, IoT, etc.

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    Someone that puts 30 years of their lives into a company should be listened to. Much respect.


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    Congratulations Larry! You rock! :-)

    PS: Isn't it boring to sit in such a small office by yourself the whole day? It's good for concentrating, but a break and a chat with a colleague is nice.
    Do you have a lot of contact with you colleagues, except over chat then?

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    Great Show As Always !

    One Question For Andrew Though ... Where Did You Get That T-Shirt? So Need To Order One #MicrosoftMerchandise

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    @vjabran: Most of the T-shirt I wear are either from the Microsoft Company store on the Redmond campus (not to be confused with the Microsoft Stores in malls), or are internal T-shirts from product launches, etc.. Looks like you need to visit HQ. :)

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    Keith Campbell

    Please sign me up

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    I have to respect anyone who builds Lego models and still uses emacs. You rock Larry

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