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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

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