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+<meta name="description" content="Saqib Shaikh's corner of the web" />
+<meta name="author" content="Saqib Shaikh" />
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<h1>Saqib Shaikh</h1>
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+<p>Hi, I&apos;m Saqib Shaikh - a software developer from London, England, and currently working for <a href="">Microsoft</a> on <a href="">Bing</a>.</p>
+<p>I like making things. As a child at boarding school this ranged from writing to pottery to woodwork to electronics. And then one day, when I was 13, a kid showed me how to use Basic to choose six random numbers for the recently introduced National Lottery - I was hooked. I taught myself to program in C, and started selling my apps around school. Many years later, I still love using technology to create solutions to peoples' problems - I measure success by the smile it produces.</p>
+<p>I went on to study <a href="">Computer Science at <a href="">Essex</a>, where I graduated top of my class; and study <a href="">Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems</a> at <a href="">Sussex</a>, with an internship at <a href="">HP Labs</a>. I started my career by spending a year at <a href="">Vodafone</a>, learning the ways of the business world, before making my way to Microsoft.</p>
+<p>I spent 3¼ years in <a href="">Microsoft Consulting Services</a>, helping customers develop solutions on the Microsoft stack; projects ranged from internal solutions for large enterprises like <a href="">Citibank</a> and <a href="">Chevron</a>, to government solutions for <a href="">HMRC</a> and <a href="">the NHS</a>, to proof of concepts for startups like <a href="">Micro Librarian Ssystems</a> and <a href=""></a>.</p>
+<p>I&apos;ve spent the last 3+ years working on Bing&apos;s backend algorithms; mining data to produce the information displayed on the search results page to complement the core results. For example, suggesting &quot;related searches&quot; that may lead you to the information you seak, identifying &quot;deep links&quot; to take you to common destinations within a search result, or determining the order in which elements should appear on the page.</p>
+<p>If you want to get in touch, you can email &quot;me&quot; at this domain, or ping me on <a href="">Twitter</a>. You can also find me on various social networks.</p>
+<ul id="social-networks">
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="Twitter" /></a></li>
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="GitHub" /></a></li>
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="Lanyrd" /></a></li>
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="Facebook" /></a></li>
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="LinkedIn" /></a></li>
+<li><a href=""><img src="" alt="Stack Overflow" /></a></li>
-<p>This is a test of Github Pages</p>
+<p>Copyright &copy; Saqib Shaikh</p>
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+header { font-size: 18pt; font-weight: bold; text-align: center; background-color: black; color: white; height: 100px }
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