Happy New Year 2007! May we all find peace, love and prosperity in the new year.(The picture is of celebrations in London via Yahoo.)
Disappointment in VS2005 SP1 on Vista. Well, I installed SP1 of Visual Studio 2005 yesterday on my laptop running Vista, and I have to say there was one think that really disappointed me. So much so that I am not just going to blog about it… I want everyone that reads this to go AGAINST… Continue reading Disappointment in VS2005 SP1 on Vista
Thanks, Mr Ford!. In 19731974 I worked in the Nixon White House on drug abuse treatment and drug interdiction policy. I left on August 1, 1974, Mr Nixon about a week later. (We both went to California.) I hate to say something like this, it's so pretentious, but in a way only those of us… Continue reading Thanks, Mr Ford!
“Outlook 2007 grant for Exchange Server 2003 CAL customers”. Just in-case you haven't already read about the fundamental change to the Exchange/Outlook 2007 CAL licensing, it's worth covering here.. unless you were on Exchange Server 2003 with Software Assurance at 30th November 2006 you will not be able to automatically use Outlook 2007 when you… Continue reading “Outlook 2007 grant for Exchange Server 2003 CAL customers”
Merry Christmas to all … and to all a good night! Photo by lucy huntzinger
The Bush Era Draws to a Close. From warrantless surveillance to torture, the ugliest aspects of the “War on Terror” ended 2006 teetering on the brink of reform and renunciation. Commentary by Jennifer Granick. [Wired News: Top Stories]
Ben Rockwood on Some OpenSolaris Experiences at Joyent . Ben Rockwood talks here about some of the experiences we're having with OpenSolaris at Joyent. 2006 has seen tremendous growth for us across all of our product families. We are setting up for a great 2007. Much of this is thanks to the great technology from… Continue reading Ben Rockwood on Some OpenSolaris Experiences at Joyent
Libraries, Bookstores, and Espresso. Slashdot aggregated a short piece on CNN about Espresso, a one-book-at-a-time machine that I have commented on before–five years ago, in fact. So the book machine itself is not news–and similar systems were around before Jeff Marsh announced Espresso in 2001–but this time, the innovation is to put the machines inside… Continue reading Libraries, Bookstores, and Espresso
Why are you not hiring remote workers?. Just recently, we hired a new systems administrator named Mark. He lives in Virginia. Thats six hours off the GMT. One less than the current five guys in Chicago. Two less than Jamis in Idaho. So what? He was the best of the candidates available, wed be crazy… Continue reading Why are you not hiring remote workers?
Articles 1.0. As requested by many of you, Ive packaged up my Articles page functionality as a WordPress plugin. This plugin allows you to easily present a list of posts you select outside of your blog chronology. Very useful for featuring things that might otherwise slip into the nether regions of your archives. See it… Continue reading Articles 1.0