who is Bipin?

I was just doing some ego-surfing on technorati, and I ran across a link to http://bipinv.blogspot.com/.  Looking there, I don’t actually see any links to my blog, but I do notice several of my blog entries have been copied verbatim into that site, without attribution.  There are no comments or advertising (well, except for the…


page 23

I’m joining the current blog meme… “But worship was not on the docket that night, let me tell you.” The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, page 23 Instructions: Grab the nearest book, open it to page 23, find the 5th sentence, post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.  


The Bugatti Veyron – an incredible 250 MPH roadster

Wow, this car is incredible.  Its price tag is a few orders of magnitude out of my league, but a man can dream, can’t he? http://auto.howstuffworks.com/bugatti.htm ·         A W-16 engine that can produce 1,001 horsepower ·         A top speed of 250+ mph (400+ kph) ·         A zero-to-60 time of three seconds ·         A zero-to-180 time…


WS-Eventing and WS-Addressing

 Hank Wallace posted a question recently about the <NotifyTo> element in a WS-Eventing subscription request, and whether it really needed to contain an <Address> element or not.  You can read my response in the comments, but while I was looking over the specs I realized that the presentation of this containment is a bit confusing….


The real reason to get a tablet PC – TextTwist!

My wife recently needed a new laptop, so we splurged and got her a TabletPC.  At first, I have to admit I was somewhat underwhelmed – it was a convertible model, and I noticed that she was always using it in laptop mode, not tablet mode.  However, we recently found the app that justifies the…


Cancer still sucks

I’ve spent the last week over at my cousin Ben’s house.  His pancreatic cancer has entered a new (and terminal) phase.  It has been great to see the outpouring of support from his friends and family, but that doesn’t really make up for the pain of seeing him wasting away, and knowing that he will…