What’s your Social Networking IQ?

  What is the best way to judge social networking IQ?  In my mind its not necessarily your knowledge of social networking from an academic perspective, nor is it your knowledge of the technical implementation and networks of social networking that are out there.  However, I define social networking IQ has a person’s ability to…


INFO: What I’m Running

Every now and then I like to update folks on what I’m running on my hardware.  Below you’ll find information on what my hardware is and what I choose to run on it. Here is my newest rig info: Hardware Lenovo T61P 4 GB of RAM SATA Optical Bay Adapter with 160 GB laptop hard…


RELEASED: Windows Search 4.0

Here is a link to grab the bits for Windows Search 4.0 for all editions of Windows (including Windows Server 2008, Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Home Server) http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=940157

Architecture of the Charran eHome

Charran Home Infrastructure and Media Strategy This article has been a long time coming. However, I have always been pretty excited to write about what I think is a pretty cool home infrastructure for entertainment and computing. My entire strategy regarding computing at home is to ensure that even if something happens to my physical…


Searching IE History with Windows Desktop Search

This add in found here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918998 will allow the searching of IE browser history.  It works for the following OS installations: Microsoft Windows Server 2003Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or a later version Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4)Windows Vista

Microsoft Office Interactive Developer Map

This application is a thick client that lets you interact with all those nifty development and office posters that most folks like to hang up in their offices.  Its a click once application built on WPF. http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb497969.aspx

Stephen Cohen’s Love Curve for Software Projects

I’m only capturing (stealing :)) Stephen’s Cohen’s Love Curve out of sheer respect for his observational ability to capture the aggregate of IT projects when it comes to client interaction.  This is an utter truism and I have been on both sides of the conference room table (an FTE and a consultant).  Read more about…

New Windows Mobile Traveler’s Toolkit

I might be late on this one also, but I just love sidebar gadgets.  Check this one out for travellers:   http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=247a812c-7b75-48fe-9d81-014fced67528&pl=1&bt=1 You can get clock, weather and other information to help plan your trip.