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Shopzilla Halloween 2006

IMG_4316 Originally uploaded by arvindpuri . Merchant Services team in their Holiday Best. As you can see, this is a very creative team. FYI, the Steffi Graf and Bjorn Borg costumes won best duo!

Bike Hike in the San Gabriel Mountains

Ryan Puri Originally uploaded by arvindpuri . Ryan and I went on a mountain bike hike near JPL in Pasadena with his Cub Scout den. It was fun for the most part. There was the the one patch that was uphill and sandy. But it was more fun coming down.
I've been playing around with the Google Maps 2 API. Here are some preliminary results: More details can be found here:

go trojans

go trojans Originally uploaded by arvindpuri . Pete Carroll signed helmet in my office.


arvind1.JPG Originally uploaded by arvindpuri . Arvind's photo
At Microsoft Mix 06 in Las Vegas 3/20/06 to 3/22/06 1. Interesting new stuff in Vista and IE 7 2. WPF as a replacement for Flash 3. Media Center is very compelling as a plaftform for content delivery 3. Web Services and Mashups are becoming more common 4. New monetization models are now feasible but need to convince advertisers 5. Better measurement and better creatives are needed