Anyone for a quickie?

Okay, I stole that title from Witchy. It (the use of quickie in a blog title) just made me laugh but is apropos here me thinks.  ;o)

Yesterday Microsoft rolled out Bing, our new search engine internally. Next week y’all get to see it. But if you go to you can view a short video. Now the naming pundits are coming out in force, second guessing the naming strategy. Sigh…


Having played with bing for a while now, I have come to luv many of the new features. If you believe in Bill Gate’s observation that “The future of search is verbs.” you will be very pleased with the new capabilities of this search platform.

See Ballmer and WSJ’s Walt Mossberg talk about bing and the future of search engines. Are we having fun yet?  :o)

About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Seattle Solid GOLD Big Band (formerly the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra), and enjoy time with family and friends.
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4 Responses to Anyone for a quickie?

  1. L says:

    Ok I watched the video…looks good! I will definitely be checking this out when it comes available. But gotta tell ya, will be hard for me to ever leave Google, but one never knows :-) Have a great weekend.

  2. JaAG says:

    That’s okay Elaine. It’s about providing a solution that works for you. If you decide it’s a must have app, you’ll use. Otherwise we keep working towards that. :o)

  3. Deb's says:

    its the first I’ve heard of this one, but will have to check it out next week when i have a bit more free time on my your comment at mine… Moi? a tease, I have absolutely no idea what you’re talking about… ;)) just hope your kayboard has dried out and you didn’t electrocute any vital equipment in the process of reading my blog..lolhave a great weekend love n hugsdebsxXx

  4. Maria says:

    Sounds quite interesting and like Debs had never previously heard of it…seems well worth a look thoughxx

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