Random Act of Kindness Cards

Many years ago, when I was still living with my dad, I remember him mentioning a book that he was reading about random acts of kindness. I don’t recall the name of the book, although a search on Amazon.com turns up quite a few on the subject. Like many of us, I find myself doing…

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WinFX December CTP Released

The December CTP of WinFX has been released this morning along with some other related downloads. In addition to the WinFX Runtime Components and the Windows SDK (which has subsumed the WinFX SDK that used to be available separately), you can also download the—hold your breath while you read this one—Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas”…

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Social Network and Relationship Finder (SNARF) for Outlook

Microsoft Research has released a freely-downloadable version of their Social Network and Relationship Finder, more affectionately known as SNARF. I’ve been running an internal build for the past week or so, and I’ve found it to be very useful, especially if you send and receive a lot of e-mail (see Slaves to E-Mail?). As described…

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