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Windows 7 Had a Secret 0

Windows 7 Had a Secret

Indulge me for a bit of background.  Less than a week ago a colleague and I were talking about the possibilities of a virtualization system that would allow future versions of Windows to forgo...

A Ph.D. in Horribleness 0

A Ph.D. in Horribleness

If anyone hasn’t checked out Joss Whedon’s “Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog” yet, go ahead and enjoy it right here.  Joss (the creator of several comedy/sci fi TV Shows, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer,...

Windows 7 Snacks 0

Windows 7 Snacks

Microsoft Learning has developed some cool learning “snacks” about about various Windows 7 topics to help you start to get familiar with enhancements and changes in Windows 7.  These snacks are simply short demos/training...

Windows 7 Beta Publicly Released 1

Windows 7 Beta Publicly Released

In SteveB’s CES kickoff keynote Wednesday night, he announced the public availability of the Windows 7 Beta release.  Windows 7 is the next release of the desktop operating system from Microsoft, to succeed Windows...

Podcast Regularity Diversion 0

Podcast Regularity Diversion

A quick Photoshop session today after talking with David Allen produced this.  See my post on my Student Pilot Cast website for the background.  I’m still chuckling a little.

Strange Bedfellows 0

Strange Bedfellows

I was updating one of my Vista machine’s installed JRE a couple of days ago, and I noticed something interesting.  I’m sure this has been old news for a while, but it was the...

Favorite Unboxing Video 0

Favorite Unboxing Video

I found this a couple of months ago…and of course it still reigns as my favorite tech unboxing video yet.  Enjoy.

A Little Effort this Year 0

A Little Effort this Year

Okay…so I usually don’t go all out for seasonal decorations…it’s just not my thing, but for some unknown reason, I decided to put a little effort into our pumpkin carving this year for Halloween. ...

Enterprise Library 4.1 Released 0

Enterprise Library 4.1 Released

I know, sounds boring to most people, but for enterprise developers, this is cool stuff.  In case you care, and didn’t know, the latest release of Enterprise Library has been released. Microsoft patterns &...