2000 posts. Time to throw a party!

Today we had our 2000th blog post.  It struck me that this is a milestone worth mentioning.  I’m amazed at how much the Software Network community has changed since we started blogging a couple years ago.  It has been an interesting journey.  It seems like just yesterday that we started blogging.  Indeed it’s difficult to conceive of not having a blog.

Our very first blog post was written by CV Vick on July 7, 2006.  CV is a fellow developer and an all around good guy.  Since CV first talked about Pigs and Chickens we’ve had conversations about everything from Elevators in India to Why Linux People Lust After DTrace.  More importantly, we’ve expanded the blog authors to include non-Intel voices such as Asaf Shelly, Jim Corrigan, Dmitriy Vyokuv, Gaston Hillar, Matthew Wolf and plenty of others.  And you’ve made over 7200 comments to their posts!

What’s been especially exciting for me is to watch how we’ve transformed the way we communicate with each other.  It’s hard to imagine not being able to leave a comment on something written by an “expert”.  But that was just the beginning.  Today we see developers helping each other solve problems in forums, sharing their ideas through articles and blogs, showing off their skills in contests, and telling us how to make our products better by sharing ideas in the Ideazone.

Here are the top 5 posts of all time.

1. The C# Programming Language Version 4.0

2. UMPC MID Clamshell

3. Sony Vaio VGN UX27CN UMPC

4. What Does 256 Cores Look Like?

5. Intel® AMT User Notification Service

We’ve come so far, yet we’re just scratching the surface on how we work together as a community.  To celebrate this milestone I thought I’d ask you a question – what is your favorite blog post?
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