Tuesday, September 27, 2005

So they started from scratch...

Well that explains why Longhorn was delayed.

Hey- if it makes a better product, I'm all for it.

Podsafe Music Network: Anything but Safe | The Bradcast: Engineered Thought from Brad Gibson

Brad Gibson looks and finds that the Podsafe network may have some legal issues on their horizon.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Which is Better : VB or C#?

As the link shows and Paul's follow-up, it doesn't really matter - they both provide the same result.

Let the language wars begin...

Markus preparing for Hurricane Rita

Markus Egger goes through some of the checklists before bracing down for Hurricane Rita.

Interesting read and yes, I have the same question about 100 mile winds - what does that really mean?

Does it rip a tree out of the ground?
Can it overturn a car? A truck? A tractor?

These are the types of things that they should have let people know.

MarkusEgger.com - Travel and International Living Blog

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Troubling Exits At Microsoft

"Once the dream workplace of tech's highest achievers, it is suffering key defections to Google and elsewhere. What's behind the losses?"

Interesting comment:"
>> They're frustrated with what they see as swelling bureaucracy, including the many procedures and meetings Chief Executive Steven A. Ballmer has put in place to motivate them. And they're feeling trapped in an organization whose past successes seem to stifle current creativity. "There's a distinct lack of passion," says one engineer, who would talk only on condition of anonymity. "We're missing some spunk." <<

And yet we still see a lot of great innovation coming from this company.
Troubling Exits At Microsoft

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Andrew MacNeill - AKSEL Solutions: Drew and Brent Speedie - Tragedy

Andrew MacNeill - AKSEL Solutions: Drew and Brent Speedie - Tragedy

Saturday, September 17, 2005

David Stevenson's Talking Fox: Someone's been talking: eWeek reveals details about the .NET "Zorro" (Fox) team

Zorro and DotNet

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Overview of Visual Basic 9.0

Visual Basic Developer Center: Future Versions: Overview of Visual Basic 9.0

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Not Our best moment - by Alex Feldstein

One of the more informative and enlightening posts I've read on the Katrina disaster is by
Alex Feldstein.

Instead of just launching out on all attacks, Alex actually looked at the DHS National Response Plan and found that quite simply, everyone got it wrong.

Well done, Alex.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Putfile - Keith Obermann on the Failure of Politicians

Great clip - Keith Obermann

Philips Paper-like Display Earlier Than Expected

Now - how long until you can get one running Windows Mobile?

Philips Paper-like Display Earlier Than Expected