Visual Studio Addons for the Holidays (World Of Warcraft, Storyboard,IronPython)

  Just copied this from an internal mail I received. Very cool stuff although the Story Board stuff leaves a lot to the imagination if you want to link it to a holiday scenario. AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft To get the upper hand playing WoW with your teenage cousins, build an add-on using…


Vista versus Leopard

 Leopard is the New Vista, and It’s Pissing Me Off – Columns by PC Magazine I enjoyed reading this blog post. I’m amused by people going all Jerry Seinfeld over technology. There is one reason however why one should never compare Windows to MacOS like this: MacOS runs on closed hardware. Any technical person and…


Google embracing SkyDrive model?

  Google Plans Service to Store Users’ Data – Compare this from the article announcing Google’s plans: The service could let users access their files via the Internet from different computers and mobile devices when they sign on with a password, and share them online with friends. With this from the Windows Live Skydrive…


The Ultimate Evangelist

When people create such pictures of you, you know you are the ultimate evangelist:   From the ultra entertaining:


Live Spaces Photos or Flickr?

I was glad to see indications that Microsoft is going to increase competition with Flickr. I have a Flickr account and a Windows Live Space and welcome competition. Here’s how these services compare to me as a hobbyist.   Cost of service This is free. Can’t beat that. But I would not mind paying for…


Microsoft is Web 2.0 but some bloggers just don’t want to see or accept it

 Inbox 2.0: Yahoo and Google to Turn E-Mail Into a Social Network – Bits – Technology – New York Times Blog Interesting article but the author fails to mention Microsoft as being a big (if not the biggest) player in this game. This happens only too often in my opinion. I understand many people don’t…


I don’t feel safe on Facebook

I like Facebook a lot but I don’t feel safe. I just don’t know what those applications can do with my personal data. I have a couple of reasons and the last one is the most scary. 1. What does it mean that the application can ‘Know who I am and access my information’? 2….


Halo 3 or Gears of War?

I’m huge fan of Gears of War and I never played Halo 1 or 2 on my own console. Now I’ve been playing Halo 3 at home for a couple of hours and I feel I can take a first stab at comparing these games. Graphics: When I was playing multiplayer Halo 2 at my…


Tech Ed Developers: 3 more days for Early Bird Discount

Nice promotional clip for Tech Ed Europe (Tech Ed Developer and Tech Ed IT Forum). How are those type of constructions called again? Video: TechEd Europe 2007 promotional video