Windows Live WiFi – beta testers wanted!

Laura John (who I used to work with while we were both at MSDN / TechNet), has blogged about something I’ve not heard of before…Windows Live WiFi: “We provide dial-up access to a ton of users across the United States but we’ve also been working on a stealth project that we’re now ready to Beta…

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oh yeah, I’m back…

From Yellowstone that is. Land of volcanos, bears, tents, and scary sounds at night. I nearly killed a coyote. Don’t mess with me.

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IE7 – RCs, Changes and CSS

As you probably know by now, Dean Hachamovitch announced this morning that Internet Explorer 7 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is ready for download. So what is the difference between a ‘Release Candidate’ (RC) and a ‘Beta’? Here’s the short answer from Dean’s post: “A release candidate is fundamentally different from a beta. With the exception of a very…

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1 line in XAML

Tim Sneath asks: “What’s the most impressive WPF demo you can construct in a single line of XAML? Can you improve on these?”

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On CodePlex, Open Source and Microsoft

Korby on CodePlex: “My take, from the trenches, is that CodePlex is Microsoft doing what it has always done: quietly supporting the needs and expressed wishes of our most important customers: developers developers developers developers, the fine folks who write the awesome applications that run on (and by extension, convince people to buy) our platform products.” Talking…

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Meet Erik Meijer on Channel 9 (and why he keeps a penguin in a box)

Meet Erik. Erik Meijer is an Architect in Microsoft’s Data Programmability team. As you can see from these pics he let me shoot in his office, Erik keeps a penguin… I first knew of Erik when he was starring as the ‘Head in the Box’ on VBTV. (I wish I had a pic for you…

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I’m not here

….on a little vacation, so comments are on moderation – will be approved when I get back in a week.

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Instant IM Translation and other winners

The Made In Express Contest is reaching its conclusion – there are a total of 10 finalists’ projects and now it is time to pick the winners…Who will win? Well, that’s really up to you. My personal favorite is the Instant IM Translation. I confess – I’ve not played with the app – but the idea works for me. In…

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0% off!

0% off. Yay!

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