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1, December 2008

My new blog address

In case you drop by here. Do check out my new blog site at http://patrickyong.net

I will stop posting at this side.

23, May 2008

Lim Guan Eng @ WCIT 2008

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 3:03 am

Yup, I recall he speaks in one of the session. Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang paid a visit to the Penang booth on the third day of the event. That makes it a VIP visit during everyday of WCIT.

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22, May 2008

Hi res version of WCIT photos

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 1:05 am

Uploaded them to my Flickr account. Will be available temporary until Friday which you got to request it from me personally.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/patrickyong/sets/72157605175826878/show/

21, May 2008

WCIT 2008 Day 3 Wrap Up

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 10:26 pm

It has been a great 3 days with a lot of events. At Microsoft booth here we take chances to continue to showcase our community programs and meet up with customers as well as partners.

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Kompakar Chairman Tunku Dato Seri Shahabuddin and Kompakar Manager Munly Yap @Microsoft booth

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CHASS Asia Junita sharing our product info with Mr Tan from Yoga Zone.

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Me, Jeffrey Lim (iAvenue) and Sam Sia (Globetronics) @Invest Penang booth

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Circle of friends –  Junita, Ian and me.

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The lady of Unlimited Potential, Iriani

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My biggest surprise at WCIT, bumping into my high school tuition classmate – Jamie from Green Packet. Sorry la Jamie, got to expose your age else people thought I take photo with young girls again…

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Microsoft – Novell Interoperability@works

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Poh Sze, Anne, Junita, Rachel and Ageline

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Heroes @WCIT

Below are some of the great things happened during WCIT

The Star Online

i-Berhad gets MSC Malaysia award

Bill Gates virtually shows up

Using ICT to improve lives

Tricubes inks deal with Microsoft

MDeC takes centre stage at WCIT

The Edge

Intel invests RM50m in Green Packet

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates’ hologram session @WCIT

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 3:24 pm

image In case you miss the session on Monday evening or not able to go to the event all together, you can still download a mini vision of the video here.

http://www.huevisualab.com/work/wcit/QT_WEB_Stream.zip

*Please note that the URL is case sensitive in case you want to retype and email it out.

Beauties of WCIT

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 12:23 am

Where there are geeks there must be beauties! This is a proven fact here at WCIT 2008. >_<“

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Redtone (top 2)

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Malaysian Debt Venture

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Dell Malaysia showing off the new Dell tablet PC

WCIT 2008 Day 2 Interesting stuff

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 12:12 am

 

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Previously known as Makcik PC and now called Jenii or Dollah made its debut at Telekom Malaysia’s booth. Meant to bridge the gap between the PC literate and illiterate, it uses touch screen as the main UI while giving you an option to hook on to a keyboard. Able to run on both Microsoft Windows XP and a customized OS (I guess is Linux)

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WiMAX seems to be the buzz nowadays and Packet 1 Solutions is showcasing some of their WiMAX products. P1 also operating the free WiFi service for the city of Kuala Lumpur.

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Holland will be the next host of WCIT in 2010. At their booth, they are serving wines and Heineken beer.

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Unusual appearance by BMW but no one manning the booth.

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Living statues at the hall

20, May 2008

WCIT 2008 – People I met

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 11:45 pm

WCIT is a perfect venue for friends to meet up. I myself met a lot of partners, some are close ones and some of them came all the way from Penang.

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Me and Swaminathan from Pentasoft Malaysia, Pentasoft helped develop the WCIT website using SharePoint Server 2007

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Poh Sze with Kiat Ee from Inceptio Technologies

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CHASS Asia’s Wendy sharing with customer about Microsoft security initiatives and products

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Visual Studio Product Manager Mr Tang (left) with Jee Meng from Alfacom. Alfacom helped develop WCIT registration system

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Mr Yong Voon Choon (center) General Manager of DagangNet with Hazree at right and Azman at the left

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Azra with Intel’s bunny guy

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Globetronic’s Sam Sia(front) and Exabyte’s KS Chan (back) representing Software Consortium of Penang(SCoPe)

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MD of Pentasoft Mr Kuppu and his manager

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Matthew and Xu Jia from IITG

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Li Ling from In2 Marketing

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Another photo of Li Ling and her colleague

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Business.com.my‘s Celvin Tan (far right) and his friends.

WCIT Day 2 – Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s visit

Filed under: WCIT — patrickyong @ 11:18 pm

His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah paid his visit at WCIT during the second day of the second. Like the Prime Minister’s visit he went through and inspected the booths at the exhibition hall.

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Yasmin introduced Microsoft Malaysia to His Majesty

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Yasmin presented a card to His Majesty

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His Majesty chatted with the school children who created the Lego robot. At the right is Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili.

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Far right is MDeC’s CEO Dato Badlisham Ghazali

WCIT 2008 Microsoft Malaysia

Filed under: Tech.Ed,Tech.Ed 2008 SEA,WCIT — patrickyong @ 5:13 am

Here are photos of us taking part in the exhibition

Senior Leadership Team

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Yasmin, Microsoft M’sia MD sharing light moments with delegates

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A man with unlimited potential Malaysia Software Economy Director Tyson Dowd

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Tyson and Hazree our LCA Director

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Partners

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Rohimah, Microsoft Innovation Center Manager @Cyberjaya with her partner Andre Sequerah, CEO of Aexio Software Sdn Bhd.

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Our partner from Chase Asia, Juvita at the Security section

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Lorraine, Rahimah and Pohz with partners at the Win Mobile section

Hard working people at the booth

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The Lego Mindstorm kids tweaking their robots

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Yvonne (centre) from BMO

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Catch me and Poh Sze presenting at Tech.Ed SEA 2008

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Candid shot of Praveen and Yvonne

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The Tech.Ed section, at the back is Angeline from Crystal Edge

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Me & Winne our ISV Partner Account Manager

To be continue…

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