Dan Crevier's Blog

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May, 2005

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    Avalon and Indigo Beta1 RC is now available

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    Avalon and Indigo Beta 1 RC is now available here . Both teams have been solidifying the programming models and have made a lot of improvements. I've been using both of these technologies daily and really love them. I plan to blog more about using...
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    Analyze your netflix rental statistics

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    There is a Netflix rental analysis tool available here . It has instructions on how to get your rental history emailed to you. You then save it to a text file and submit it in a form. It shows you a bunch of interesting statistics. It's interesting (but...
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    Patents

    Wow, I got slashdotted on my patent post. I'm not entirely happy with how I handled comments in that thread, but I am not at all interested in arguing about the patent. It looks like there are a lot of people that want to argue about it on slashdot, so...
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    MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search has been released

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    Why does Microsoft always choose big long names for everything? Anyway, the MSN Search Toolbar, blah blah blah has been updated and is available here . I really love this software and it saves me time every day. They've made lots of improvements, especially...
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    The difference in wildcard expansion between Windows and unix/Macintosh

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    This one took a little getting used to when switching from the Macintosh to Windows. On unix (including Mac OS X shells) wildcard expansion is done by the shell, and then the expanded list of files is passed on to the program being run. On Windows, the...
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    Ouch, my Tivo died

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    The hard drive on my Tivo was making some bad sounds. Finally I saw this: Ouch! I have one of the first generation Tivos, so it's almost 5 years old. It's not too suprising that the hard drive would die after all that time. I was able to easily...
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