PDC 2003

PDC 2003 has come and gone.  Some quick highlights and observations of the conference:   The conference began with a red moon on Sunday night caused by the California forest fires.  Not sure exactly what the symbolic meaning was, I will have to think about that.   Karl Malone stayed at our hotel.  We saw…

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100 worst movies of all time

I came upon the the IMDB bottom 100 film list while reconciling a lunch time wager pertaining to Cool as Ice.  My opinions of the list   Spice World should not be on this list.  If you have seen it, you will agree. If you haven’t, you won’t understand why.  Since the list is dynamic,…

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ROX

There seems to be a lot of noise lately about “ROX”.  Relations, Objects, and XML.  Several interesting opinions and thoughts – and even some research.    Working for the Microsoft data access team (first MDAC, then SqlXml, and now ObjectSpaces) for several years now, I can tell you we have been doing a lot of…

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RSS Bandit

I am quite impressed with the newest version (1.1.0.36) of RSS Bandit.  I highly recommend it to anyone that wants to organize their blogging experience.  Now, if I could only find an application that does email, blogging (both posting and reading), newsgroup issue tracking, and has a nice integrated code editor and debugger… I would…

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SqlXml WR3 sp2 … finally!

SqlXml WR3 sp2 RTM has been released.  Actually, it was released late last week – but I have been so busy I haven’t had time to post about it.  But that is another story for another time.   In my opinion, this should have been called a 3.1 release instead of a SP.  Included in…

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