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 web scale serivices, apps and a compelling web experience at http://research.microsoft.com.
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.
- Designers to the nth power
I’m hanging out with designers from all over our beautiful planet these days. It’s a soul filling experience to hear them talk about their inspirations and then to see their visual portfolios. As many have said recently – we’re in a new age of design, where it’s not isolated to big corporate brands or labels […]
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 21:49:43 +0000
- Make it easier to make it cheaper
Read this recently from Venture Beat: http://venturebeat.com/2013/09/06/google-launches-a-new-kind-desktop-chrome-app-to-challenge-windows-mac-linux/ What I want to play with [assuming the role of VC for a moment] is the intersection of these web platforms with cheaper components. Arduino’s latest wi-fi module with a half mile range hints at what’s coming. And with all eyes on Chrome don’t forget about Mozilla. I […]
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:32:47 +0000
- MSR Events in your calendar
In previous posts I described the collaboration with Jon Udell and others to build apps using open, semantic data services. Here’s an update on another open service Jon helped us design. The basic, practical idea was to provide an iCal calendar feed for Microsoft Research events. The feed could be used to add each event […]
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:12:25 +0000
- Science might help find a cure
I’m part of a large extended family. At times the size of my family gets very small, especially when an email lands in my inbox notifying me someone I love is ill with a disease. Not being a doctor it can make you feel helpless. Fortunately working in the tech. industry, especially Microsoft Research, can […]
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 23:04:24 +0000
- URL Addressable Identity
In a previous post I talked about how hard it was to reach me while traveling on the Washington Coast, which is a cellular service dead zone. Yes I could eventually pick up a voice mail or email message once cellular service or internet access was available. But something more fundamental in this situation seems […]
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:57:53 +0000