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October 2008

PDC 08: Day 3 Highlights

Here are some of my highlights of PDC 08 – Day 3

  • I missed the Rick Rasid’s keynote because my early-morning Chem4Word teleconference overrun but it was important.
  • I attended the Windows 7 context-aware API talk, which was interesting. The accelerometer-based demo at the end was fun.
  • Lots of socializing

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SWORD plugin for Word 2007

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