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Larry Osterman Gets Nostalgic  | Retro Tech

Larry Osterman Gets Nostalgic | Retro Tech

Update: 2020-01-15
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Principal Software Engineer Larry Osterman shares some early Microsoft stories and tells us who would play him in a movie about Microsoft.

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[00:58] Microsoft hardware and software you wish would come back & why

[01:50] If you could pair program with anyone, who would it be & why?

[02:23] Being a programmer in the '90s

[04:08] Dancing baby

[04:11] Favorite dev setups

[05:18] How Do You Pronounce It?

[06:35] Y2K

[08:47] Mythical Man Month & favorite tech books

[10:46] Who would play you in a movie?

[11:13] Early Microsoft story

[14:01] Getting stuck on code

[17:30] Favorite IDE extensions

[18:50] Productivity hacks

[21:05] Customizations in Visual Studio

[22:00] Computers taking over the world

[23:24] SkyNet, robots, and AI

[24:50] Least favorite feature

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Installing Visual Studio 2005: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDn7RD8sEZ8

1-minute Encarta tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoJInibT_Ik&t=5s

Retro Tech at #MSIgnite: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SspDuKS-TyM

Note: *This episode was shot on a Canon ZR830 Mini DV Camcorder and then converted to digital.*

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Larry Osterman Gets Nostalgic  | Retro Tech

Larry Osterman Gets Nostalgic | Retro Tech

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