Why are they called “giblets” anyway?

Five years ago, I attended one of the initial security training courses as a part of the XP SP2 effort.  I wrote this up in one of my very first posts entitled “Remember the giblets” and followed it up last year with “The Trouble with Giblets”.  I use the term “giblets” a lot but I’d…

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Windows 7 Reflections…

Today[1] Microsoft formally launched Windows 7.  I can’t say how proud I am of the work we did in Windows 7 – it’s been an amazing journey.  This is the 4th version of Windows I’ve worked on and I have never felt this way about a release of Windows.  I have to admit that I…

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Win7 Whoppers

Wow, one of my co-workers just sent this image out.  It’s totally awesome (IMHO)… http://twitpic.com/mehp6/full     Edit: The image tag didn’t work for some reason so I removed it and just left the link… Bonus: The first Win7 ad: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2009/10/21/multimedia/1247465293593/an-ad-for-windows-7-from-microsoft.html#  

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Looking for new skillz (turning the blog around)…

Just for giggles, I went looking at the various job listings within Microsoft and outside Microsoft (no, I’m not going anywhere, I was just curious).  While looking, I realized that I had absolutely no marketable skills :).  Nobody seems to be hiring an OS developer these days. To repeat and be even more clear: I’m…

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