Virtual Earth and Google Maps

Here is a fun tool that you can use to see VE and G Maps side by side. You can really feel how web services are going to change everything soon… http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=47.63766&lon=-122.133539&z=19.1&r=0&src=1 This location is my building.


CTP Madness and Ballmer

I don’t know about you but all the beta / CTP downloads can just drive you nuts. I work on VS and .NET Framework setup and a lot of issues people hit are by trying to fit a square peg through a round hole (that is, the builds aren’t supposed to  work together). Well, there…


MSN Search now live

I have been using the MSN Search service in its beta form for several months. To be 100% honest here, I started using it primarily because I work for Microsoft, but I was also very curious to see how the MSN search folks were doing. I know some of the folks working on that team…