What’s Google going to do with Keyhole?

http://money.cnn.com/2004/10/27/technology/google_keyhole.reut/ I’m wondering what Google intends to do with Keyhole? The press release simply says, “Keyhole users will benefit from the expanded resources and operational scale made possible by the integration into Google.” Ok, so Google’s cash pile brings some capital into the Keyhole operations. Well, lots of capital. But how does this leverage the synergies…


The grinch of Halloween

No, I’m not the grinch of Halloween. I love Halloween. It’s probably my second favorite holiday. My favorite is Thanksgiving (read: lots of great food, little commercialization). But Major Nelson – my friend over in XBox Live – just wrote a post about how he hates Halloween. How can you hate Halloween? I have some theories: –…


Voicemail SPAM and other election woes…

Virtually every phone call I get at home nowadays is a 30-second political ad. I’ve lost track of how many I’ve received but I think it’s approaching double digits. I for one can’t wait until the election is over if for nothing else to stop the barrage of these SPAM-calls. Are there really people out…


Come Experience the Visual Studio Hosted Experience

I’ve been so busy working on the Visual Studio Hosted Experience (VSHE) that I’ve been slack about blogging our new release. It’s time! The Visual Studio Hosted Experience allows you to access your own hosted server, loaded with Visual Studio .NET 2003, SQL Server 2000, and lots of other dev goodies. We’ve recently added lots…


TheServerSide.net interview

**10/8 Update to fix links.I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Ted Neward of TheServerSide.net which was recently posted for streaming. Ted and I discuss Visual J# .NET, the Java Language Conversion Assistant, the Sun / Microsoft agreement, and more. Video Interview: 56k | DSL