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30 August 2005
WinFS Demo on Channel9
Channel9 has a great WinFS video posted on their site. I am *very* impressed with what I’ve seen thusfar in the demos. Still a little reticent to install the beta 1 bits, waiting for the rest of the geek world to act as guinea pigs for me. Read More...
29 August 2005
WinFS Makes a Cameo Appearance
[edit] Make that virtually *no* documentation, aside from a small .chm file. Doh! [/edit] <-- Per Quentin over at the WinFS blog "The documentation to look at is the SDK... it's called "winfssdk.chm" ". Even sweeter. And unlike the Uncle you were told to stay away from as a child at family reunions... Read More...
29 August 2005
Doing Some Reorganization Around Here
Over the coming weeks (when I have time) I’m going to be doing some reorganization of my site…a spring cleaning of sorts, except it’s almost September. Mainly shuffling content around into more streamlined post categories (and creating new ones, the first of which is called Site News... Read More...
29 August 2005
Telligent Announces .Net Developer Community Program
Per the CS.org website (full post here ): Today, we are announcing our brand new .NET Developer Community Program (.NET DCP). The .NET DCP will allow community sites built around .NET to make use of our Community Server software and all Telligent made add-ons at no cost. All sites that wish to participate... Read More...
28 August 2005
I Don't Envy...
Our brethren on the southern gulf coast right now . I’m not aware of anyone in that area who reads this blog, but if there are any of you who do, best of luck in advance. They’re saying this is the 4th most powerful Atlantic storm ever. Having weathered a storm half as powerful (it had weakened substantially... Read More...
28 August 2005
Pepsi Giving Away 9072 XBox 360s
Alex Barnett points to a contest that Pepsi is running wherein they are giving away an XBox 360 every 10 minutes for 9 weeks straight (starts at midnight EST). That’s 9072 XBox’s by my (usually wrong on Sunday) math. That’s also about 4.5 million dollars in XBox love (at 500 per console, though they... Read More...
28 August 2005
Rome Premiers Tonight on HBO
Rome is premiering tonight on HBO @ 9EST. From the trailers I’ve seen, it looks very promising (if not a little too gladiator-esque). Here’s to hoping it’s a keeper. Read More...
26 August 2005
Nick Warren Shanghai -- Global Underground 028
Any fans of electronica (progressive house in particular) really should have a listen to the new Nick Warren out on the Global Underground series. Of the 6 he’s done in this series (proud owner of them all), this is the best yet…actually, the best of all 28 in the series IMO…I’ve... Read More...
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25 August 2005
New(ish) Gadget Site -- Gearlog.com
A new Engadget-like site has been launched, have a look at Gearlog . It’s also running on the Community Server platform. Aside from some random link posts, things are going to continue being pretty quiet around here for the next 2 weeks or so. Read More...
23 August 2005
How to Remove Windows Messenger
Windows Messenger (but not MSN Messenger) has a habit of hijacking my Trillian connection anytime my laptop’s wireless connection has a hiccup (*very* annoying)…and setting Trillian as the default application in Set Program Access and Defaults doesn’t work (the settings aren’t... Read More...
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