Another Chat with Richard on RunAs Radio

For the past several years, I’ve been having an ongoing conversation with Richard Campbell on all kinds of technology related topics. (Heads up: we are nerds.) I’ve always loved talking to Richard, because he talks to a LOT of the world’s finest nerds, and he really cares passionately about learning these things – as a…

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The Secret to Power App Compat Debugging

If you come to me for advice about how to become a debugger, chances are that I’m going to give you a couple of must-read reference books, an then tell you to start paying attention. Because, unless you’re drastically more lucky than I am, stuff is probably breaking on you all the time. While a…

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I live in airplanes.

The end of the year is approaching, and I normally like to do a bit of a review. This year, there was one statistic that really stood out for me. I have a car that is a blast to drive, and I love to drive in general. So, I’m not sure exactly how this happened:…

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Let’s (Geek) Motor

The new phone books are here! The new phone books are here! Does my geekiness have no bounds? (Apparently not.) Now I just need  to find somebody who has WNDPROC plates… Regardless, you can’t possibly have forgotten (since I am compelled to remind you) that I’m in the running to participate in the Windows Vista…

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Conference Review Scores and Broken Keyboards

I had a bit of a bummer morning back at MMS 2008. I woke up early (fortunately the conference was in Pacific and my body was in Central, so it was less torturous than getting up early normally is for me) and went down to get set up nice and early. I decided to add…

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Please Use Reply to All – I Am Not a Member of This Discussion Group

Every now and then, I see email sent to a discussion list that includes something like the following: “Please use Reply to All I am not a member of this discussion group.” And sometimes you see something like this instead: “Please little-R, I am not a member of this discussion group.” I think you can…

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My Worst Travel Day (So Far)

John Robbins asks, “What’s your worst travel day?” Wow, he sure has me beat. I can’t top that. My worst travel day so far was returning home from Taipei last year. We had been watching for days as they were reporting a typhoon might be heading towards Taiwan, and as the day of our departure…

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Looking Back at 2007

2007 was really a fun year – I had a blast. I finally started to get some traction documenting the shims provided in Windows – hopefully you like some of the changes Liz made in ACT 5.0.2 to add good documentation here. I’ve been talking about it all over the world, and there is still…

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