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.
- 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: For large […]
Fri, 17 May 2013 01:47:19 +0000
Perhaps the next evolution of smart web design is morelets. Let me explain. Responsive design does a nice job of making web sites easier to read content on whatever device you happen to be using; adapting to the viewport [screen] in an elegant, dynamic way. But responsive design doesn’t help you focus on what you’re likely to read […]
Wed, 01 May 2013 23:55:07 +0000
- Making beautiful web content…
is not the same as making web content beautiful. Been thinking and reading a lot about this. This is in large part driven by the reality that sometimes we [people browsing, checking out web sites] have almost no control over the content we browse; yet we have an expectation of a web site – all web sites – being beautiful […]
Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:52:20 +0000
- Remember the PDA?
Deborah and I were driving to campus today; we noticed someone texting which started us talking about the driving-while-texting problem. From my POV texting isn’t the problem, it’s a symptom. So what’s the problem then? Lets start by remembering PDAs. Bill Gates had a vision of the ‘personal web’ circa Comdex 1999 that’s very similar […]
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:18:00 +0000