Got Rain, want Sun?

Here’s 3:45 hours of uninterrupted sunshine in Redmond, WA. Camera view out of my office window on One Microsoft Way. Time lapsed to 8 minutes. Enjoy the sun. Video: Seattle Sun


Got Rain?

Here’s 2 hours of uninterrupted rain shower in Redmond, WA. Camera view out of my office window on One Microsoft Way. Time lapsed to 8 minutes. Enjoy the rain. Video: Seattle Rain

Blue Planet Run

 Thanks Robert. In a post about journalism Robert Scoble points to a book "Blue Planet Run". In Robert’s words: "It’s a stunning book. Shocking." The Rick Smolan book is available for free on Amazon. Spend time assimilating the pictures and read the texts if you … … care about the environment. … want to learn…


WWW 2008

Not what you think. WWW stands for World Water Week. This week is World Water Week. At least for me it almost went completely unrecognized. Thankfully it did not. Almost every night I watch the German news magazine Tagesschau. Old habits. They did a short snippet about the WWW in Stockholm. One of the facts…

New Microsoft Product leaked on TechNet Edge

The guys at Edge really have chutzpa. Don’t know if they still have a job though. They have leaked a secret new product. If you go now, it might still be on the homepage:


Depending on who you are, the work sucker has a different meaning. Today I have seen a SuperSucker:


Did you get the Web 2.0 thing? If you just said yes, you might be wrong. There are too many definitions out there about what Web 2.0 is. In fact, so many definitions from so many different "authorities" that is has become way too confusing. And therefore totally diluted, too. While we are at it,…


I suck at Photoshop

That’s a fact. And I gave up on it some time ago and am still stuck with Microsoft Digital Image 2006. It easy to use and does some of the stuff I want to do … and … you can’t buy it anymore. Microsoft wants us to use the Expression tools. Great set of tools…


If the answer is 42, what was the matching question?

The Register posts about the fact that "IBM explores 67.1m-core computer for running entire internet." "The Register has unearthed a research paper that shows IBM working on a computing system capable "of hosting the entire internet as an application." This mega system relies on a re-tooled version of IBM’s Blue Gene supercomputers so loved by…

Garmin Nuvifone

That’s one of the reasons why I am convinced the industry needs companies like Apple. Why else would someone like Garmin come up with a cool device like this, competing directly with the iPhone. I remember buying my first GPS receiver from Garmin about 7 years ago. Not very innovative, not very compelling, just functional….