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  Reply # 59162 29-Jan-2007 18:21 Send private message

Sending now. 8.4mb...may take a few minutes :P

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  Reply # 59164 29-Jan-2007 19:09 Send private message

Are you going to post a link here Brad?




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  Reply # 59165 29-Jan-2007 19:16 Send private message

Here it is folks!

http://bradleystewart.googlepages.com/mauricio_vista_tv3.mov

8.4MB in QuickTime format. You will need QuickTime or QuickTime Alternitive to view. Enjoy.

Edit: All props and respect to Fossie for recording and converting the clip. I merely uploaded it. However I will happily accept any ego boost you send my way




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Reply # 59169 29-Jan-2007 19:33 Send private message

If you find Quicktime grumpy - you can also get a windows media feed here:

http://www.tv3.co.nz/News/NationalNews/tabid/184/articleID/19757/Default.aspx

Congratulations to Mauricio on his new role, I guess he's finally been outed about his closet desire to work in marketing....

Now all he needs to bang on about is Customer Experience, Market Shifts, and convince himself that Broadband NZ really is OK after all, and the training shall be complete....




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  Reply # 59170 29-Jan-2007 19:34 Send private message

I just finished uploading it to 'Soapbox'. This will help for all of you without Quicktime.

[Edit: Video now avaliable, click soapbox.]

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  Reply # 59173 29-Jan-2007 19:55

LOL both of them were Microsoft Marketing Directors...

But one comment: 59% means really majority? 




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  Reply # 59187 29-Jan-2007 21:55 Send private message


Video: Tv 3 Vista Story





Thanks Fossie for uploading to Soapbox. Thanks Brad for hosting the .mov file...





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  Reply # 59189 29-Jan-2007 22:44

Mauricio is in Nightline right now :)




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  Reply # 59190 29-Jan-2007 22:45 Send private message

This guy is really famous. Signed GZ tshirts all round!!!




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  Reply # 59191 29-Jan-2007 22:49 Send private message

Where can I find one of these tshirts? :P



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  Reply # 59193 29-Jan-2007 23:32 Send private message

You'll have to get Mauricio to autograph them first...





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  Reply # 59195 29-Jan-2007 23:41 Send private message

i can help organise that :D

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  Reply # 59205 30-Jan-2007 06:46 Send private message

This is the thing with live radio and TV: we had 18 minutes on air on Radio NZ and you get what we say. TV3 recorded about 15 minutes, but only used 15 seconds with something taken a bit out of context.

When I was contacted the thing was because I have had previous experience with Windows Vista and they wanted to know things about it. They asked pertinent questions...

Also, while having dinner last night with Microsoft and a bunch of tech journalists (most of them from Auckland, only three from Wellington) I was intrigued with how many of them are writing about Windows Vista and Office 2007 without ever having used either - not even the beta or the downloadable demos.

Someone even asked, after all this time on beta, what was the "ribbon" on Office everyone is talking about.

Then you know why tech sections are so bad in some papers...






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  Reply # 59210 30-Jan-2007 08:28 Send private message

Thats journalism for you. I know exactly what you mean having experienced it a couple of times myself in print and on TV. Journalism is not about truth or accuracy, its about ratings, nothing more, nothing less. When your spot came up last night it was no surprise to me that it was heavily edited. I bet the Microsoft guy would have loved to have his comment about 59% majority edited out. It will no doubt be the focus of the MS bashers, even though technically it is correct.

Journalism is a farce, makes me sick to think that they would write articles about Vista without even using it. If this is how they behave in the technical field, makes you wonder how they behave in mainstream TV when the stakes and paychecks are higher.






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