A year ago I became so busy with 'other stuff' here at work I stopped my regular practice of blocking off time on Friday afternoons to do nothing but generate sample code, solve problems with our SDK docs, ponder deeper technical issues which can't be tackled with the typical interruptions of a busy team or respond to community requests or issues.
Coding Friday is back from 1:00 - 6:00 PM PST.
It started last week. And I'm going to do something unprecedented (well, at least for me). Taking a page out of Robert Scoble's book, here is my contact information...
phone: (425) 707-7818
Give me a ring during Coding Friday hours -- let's chat about Windows Media Center development.