The Magician of the Wii-mote

I wrote about this guy a while back and the amazing stuff he was doing with the WII remotes.  Now you can hear him talk IN PERSON at the upcoming MIX 09 conference.  Here’s the info on his session: Interaction Techniques Using the Wii Remote (and Other HCI Projects) Johnny Lee The Wii remote is…

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Get Fit in February Contest

Interested in getting your own Visual Studio Team Suite MSDN Subscription?  Don’t have the dough to shell out for it?  Then you need to check out Caleb Jenkins’ latest blog post.  He’s been on a weight-loss tear recently and decided to turn that into a contest!  Full details to be posted on Caleb’s site, but…

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I’m Back!

Sorry things have been so quiet on this blog, but I just got back from my first 2-week vacation since I’ve been at Microsoft and it’s been GREAT!  I (almost) totally unplugged from everything related to my job, and tried to enjoy just *being*.  I spent time with the family down in Houston for Christmas,…

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Happy Holidays!

 

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Come to MDC Dallas and See Me Shave My Head!

That’s right – you heard right!  I’m issuing a challenge to all the architects, DBAs, enthusiasts, and professional software developers in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas… If we can get 750 people registered to attend the MSDN Developer Conference on January 26th here in the lovely city of Dallas, TX, I will let some lucky…

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PDC Day 2 – Windows 7, Windows Live, Mesh and Office Online

Today’s big announcements at PDC were around Windows 7, .NET 4/VS2010, Windows Live Mesh and Microsoft Office futures. Windows 7 Both Windows Server 2008 R@ and Windows 7 will have the ability to boot from a VHD as well as mount a VHD like a normal drive or create a VHD on the fly –…

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More than you care to know about me…

I don’t usually go in for these things, but since it was Dave O’Hara that tagged me, I have to respond: What I was doing ten years ago I was working as a Senior Microsoft Development Consultant at Step Consulting in Greensboro, NC.  I had been working at USAA Insurance in San Antonio, and was…

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Tools List

Someone at the Launch event a few weeks ago asked me what tools I use when presenting as well as any cool developer tools that I use when developing.  I figured that with Hanselman’s List, having another list didn’t make a lot of sense since I get a lot of value out of what he’s…

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All Hail the High Nerd!

I don’t normally take these kinds of tests, and almost NEVER post my results, but my friend Todd posted his results, and I just had to try my hand at it.  I never thought I was *that*nerdy, but I figured I’d find out.  I’m not as Nerdy as Todd, but I’m still pretty nerdy… Technorati…

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Happy 12th Birthday David!

It’s hard to believe it’s already been 12 years – WOW 🙂

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