The Hitchhikers Guide To Infocom

The Hitchhikers film has got me all nostalgic about the early eighties. That’s when I first became aware of the Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy radio series and books. I was still at school then. When the adventure game came out, I remember many a happy hour spent with my Atari ST wondering what to…

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Blogging – Not as easy as it looks…

Ah yes, the blog… I obviously haven’t quite got the hang of this blogging stuff. I don’t get time to read many blogs so I suppose that keeps the whole blogging thing from the top of my stack. So, my new year’s resolution (well one of them anyway) is to read more blogs and to update…

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Things to be thankful for in .NET

Check out http://www.theserverside.net/cartoons/Top10_NET_Thankful/Top10_NET_Thankful.swf. No.8 is good, but No.3 is better 🙂  

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And the winner is…..

This morning I was recorded on video as I gave a presentation on Smart Client architecture. Gripping stuff I’m sure you’ll agree and a surefire contender for next years Oscars (category: Best delivery of a PowerPoint presentation on Smart Client architecture by an English bloke). The recording took place at Microsoft’s video studios on campus…

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Oh, the things you do when you’re young…

I just changed the tag line for my blog to a quote from Nicholas Negroponte’s book “Being Digital”. I think it succinctly conveys the fact that, whether we geeks like it or not, computing is becoming ever more pervasive. I’m not going to get all philosophical on you, but being technical and having spent most…

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Blog.Start

I have my very own Blog at last! Who am I and what do I do? Let me introduce myself… I am a solutions architect working in the .Net Enterprise Architecture Team at Microsoft here in sunny Redmond. I focus on the architectural issues surrounding smart client applications and as part of my job I get to work with…

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