ParallelFX : Let’s uses those CPUs

Soma posted the news yesterday Parallel Extensions to the .NET FX CTP  A wise man told me that this is the next big step evolution for computing platform (just like Win16->32->Managed Code before it) There is also a new Parallel Computing developer center on MSDN: “Microsoft’s Parallel Computing developer center is dedicated to providing information,…

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NYT: For Toddlers, Toy of Choice Is Tech Device

Excerpt from New York Times Article:For Toddlers, Toy of Choice Is Tech Devicehttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/29/technology/29techtoys.html SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28 — Cellphones, laptops,digital cameras and MP3 music players are among the hottest gift items thisyear. For preschoolers. MY COMMENT: where can I get one of these in my size? Fisher-Price Smart Cycle To download the Times Reader, click…

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100 Days

Today marks my 100 Days in my new role. Feels like only yesterday I wrote about 30 Days on the Job. I’m feeling like I’m getting the hang of things. I also feel I can’t use the “I’m new here” defense, sometimes known as the Idiot Defense. So, what have I accomplished to date? Well,…

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NYT: Back to the Animated Future, This Time on DVD

Excerpt from New York Times Article:Back to the Animated Future, This Time on DVDhttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/arts/television/27futu.html SANTA MONICA, Calif. — As far back as 2002, a yearbefore the last original Sunday night episode of “Futurama” wasbroadcast on Fox, it was clear to the show’s creators, Matt Groening andDavid X. Cohen, that their show was about to be…

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ODC ?

ODC, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ODC may refer to: oDC, an acronym for Opera’s DC++, which is a DC++-based client for the Direct Connect network. Open Database Connectivity Operational Design Criteria the ornithine decarboxylase gene Orthogonal Defect Classification Ozone Depleting Containment Ordinary Decent Criminal (slang) Offshore Development Center ODC/Dance, a San Francisco based dance…

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Made it to 500!

It’s been a long journey, but I just added my 500th connection on LinkedIn. Frank Arrigo on LinkedIn Connections Your colleagues Two degrees Friends of friends Three degrees Their friends 500 115,300+ 3,685,000+ And who was lucky number 500?  Eugenio Pace : LinkedIn Profile Technorati Tags: LinkedIn, Frank Arrigo

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Microsoft Software Licensing and Protection Services (SLP Services)

Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired a company called Secured Dimensions that had unique .NET protection technology along with a licensing server and hosted online service. This has turned into the Microsoft® Software Licensing and Protection (SLP) Services The Microsoft® Software Licensing and Protection (SLP) Services provides enforcement of IP protection for ISVs to help protect…

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NYT: Ally of Bush Is Defeated in Australia

Excerpt from New York Times Article:Ally of Bush Is Defeated in Australiahttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/25/world/asia/25australia.html SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 24 — Australia’sprime minister, John Howard, one of President Bush’s staunchest allies inAsia, suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of the electorate onSaturday, as his Liberal Party-led coalition lost its majority in Parliament. MY COMMENT:the news made it all…

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Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System group – December 6th

Just saw this come across the aus-dotnet mailing list, Upcoming chat with the VSTS group Thx for sharing David From: David KeanSent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:55 AMTo: dotnet@stanski.com; listserver@oztfs.comSubject: [aus-dotnet] Come chat with the Visual Studio Team System group – December 6th We have two upcoming chats on December 6th, including 1 with an…


NYT: Making Social Connections and Selling Cookies

Excerpt from New York Times Article:Making Social Connections and Selling Cookieshttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/21/business/media/21adco.html FOR decades, Nabisco has sold cookies called Social Teaand crackers called Sociables. Now a competitor, Pepperidge Farm, is going allsocial, too, by entering the increasingly popular field known as social mediawith a Web site devoted to social networking. MY COMMENT: Cookies? Yum http://artofthecookie.com/ To…

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