CNN.com: “Publisher: ‘Blog’ No. 1 word of the year”

“Publisher: ‘Blog’ No. 1 word of the year” No kidding.  The word has entered mainstream consciousness like never before.  No doubt Howard Dean was the impetus.  People have been waiting for weblogging to reach a critical mass and perhaps after this election season with masses of political bloggers, candidate blogs and even war bloggers, it’s finally here.  I wonder…

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Shape-shifting robot shows off its moves

Here’s an interesting modular robot made up of individual cells that combine into basically arbitrary and distinctly molecular-looking shapes, except you know — each cell is about the size of a softball. via New Scientist: A shape-shifting robot comprised of many independently moving components has been demonstrated walking, rolling and slithering for the first time….

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Comcast DVR Coming Soon (to my place)

Ah yeah, no Tivo with IR blaster for me.  Comcast is finally offering a DVR based on MS technology (this one, I believe http://broadband.motorola.com/dvr/) and we’re getting it Saturday.  Sweet.  Yes, my wife is already sad to know there will soon be a million old star treks archived for my nerdy indulgence.  Speaking of nerdy indulgence. …

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Creating header based rule in OWA ?

I received this nice e-mail asking about creating rules on more message properties than we support today in OWA 2003.  Since Exchange has been around a long time and I’ve only been part of the team for one release, I thought I’d share when I learn something new as well. Hello, Thanks for publishing this…

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Revenge of the Sith teaser trailer

via Calacanis’ weblog: The Episode III teaser trailer.  Looks sweet.  I’m starting to get excited for this.  Incidentally, we took our six month old to Toys ‘R Us today.  As I was showing him various toys, his biggest positive reaction came when I showed him a Darth Vader action figure.  He knows what’s up.

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Random Election Thought

“Exit poll” is the new “hanging chad”.  Too many pundits talking about exit polls, geez.

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