I'm a PM on the Advanced Development Team, which is part of the Microsoft Research Redmond Lab.
Our team works in the web space; innovating with MSR and Microsoft technologies to deliver a compelling web experience.
See my blog feed below for recent updates on work projects and the intersection with everyday life. Or follow me on Twitter @frankatmsr; or Facebook @http://www.facebook.com/deboboy.
- JPEG XR deployment to research.microsoft.com
Our team manages the web space at Microsoft Research which includes the research.microsoft.com site and publishing platform. Last year we started exploring the tech transfer of a Microsoft Research technology – JPEG XR – to our web platform. There were a couple of goals we intended to address with JPEG XR: Reduce the file size […]
Wed, 29 May 2013 19:10:11 +0000
- AppDay was HS energy
Yesterday I helped my pal Peli deHalleux at the AppDay event in South Seattle, hosted at Rainier Beach High School. The gym was packed with 400 students from local high schools and a couple of middle schools. Each school was challenged to complete programming exercises with TouchDevelop on a smartphone, tablet or laptop. It was cool to […]
Fri, 24 May 2013 15:30:38 +0000
- MobileUXCamp Seattle 2013: post conference
Yesterday I attended MobileUXCamp in Seattle; at the University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall. It was another good turnout of UX pros mashing up thoughts about where mobile is right now and where it might be going. Some in-the-moment notes from the event: One fella I met this morning left NYC, tired of working 110hr […]
Sun, 19 May 2013 20:55:08 +0000
- RMC OData V2
We recently updated the Microsoft Research OData service found at http://odata.research.microsoft.com. The service now supports JSON output. Here’s the root endpoint: http://odata.research.microsoft.com/odata.svc/ Give it a try, build some apps.
Fri, 17 May 2013 02:08:33 +0000
- Web Analytics Visualization
As I’ve shared before, my team manages the web space for Microsoft Research. This includes the web platform at http://research.microsoft.com. Like any web team we take a keen interest in web analytics. Earlier this year we decided to experiment with visualizing web analytics in an HTML5 canvas app; which ended up as two separate apps we built […]
Fri, 17 May 2013 01:47:19 +0000