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August, 2003

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    Google Math, and Pascal's triangle

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    Google recently added a cool calulator feature . Simply enter a math formula like " 5 * 5 " into Google and it will return a results page with the answer.   Asking Google: " The answer to life, the universe and everything " returns...
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    Back from New Zealand

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    I got back from TechEd New Zealand on Thursday and I'm still catching up on all my emails, and blogging is always Pri 2 so I'm taking the time out to catch up on blogging too.  The city of sails was great although with three sessions I didn't have...
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    TechEd NZ Next Week

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    I'll be in New Zealand next week for TechEd  and I'm pretty siked.  I'm delivering three sessions for those interested: C# Past, Present, and Future Building Middle Tier applications with C# C# Best Practices If you're...
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    XP Universe

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    Alex Goyen is keynoting XP Universe  Wednesday morning.  He'll be presenting how we're using Agile methodologies in the big house, and the challenges with applying Agile methods in large scale software projects. If  you're...
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    Disabling Win 2003 Shutdown Event Tracker

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    Mark Michaelis discusses how to disable the often annoying, at least from a developers perspective, Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows Server 2003. Its basically a prompt that makes you explain why the machine is being shut down and won...
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    Rockets on Prisoner Award

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    /. mentions the "Academy Awards of Halo Videos," the first annual Rockets on Prisoner award , including categories like: Best Movie Best Cinematography Best Screenplay Best Musical Score Best Editing, Sounds...
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    Coder or Cannibal?

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    I'm currently in sleep deprivation mode, which always reminds me of how Henry Rollins begins his spoken word Boxed Life tapes: [Henry Rollins screaming] "OPEN YOUR EYES! YOUR EYES, WIDE, YOU IDIOT!" [In a much calmer tone] ...
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    C# Samples & Your Ideas

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    C# Samples We recently posted 23 C# Code Samples on MSDN for your development pleasure.  The samples answer some popular questions and should "just work".  Here are just some of the topics covered to wet your appetite...
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    Great tech discussion

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    As Eric points out, on Wednesday Bruce Eckel  and Bill Venners came on campus to talk to members of the C# team.  They interviewed Anders  for a recently published  article  (Bill) as well as a series of interviews with...
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    Beep

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    Brad Abram's has been posting some killer design guidelines on his blog which you should check out, and I also noticed he posted a useful  sample with different message beep types.  Scott Hanselman also included his sample from the ...
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    Practice Safe Computing

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    I received an email today from admin @ Microsoft dotcom saying my password has expired with a zip attachment indicating instructions.  Not being gullible, but still being curious, I virus scanned the attachment and saw that it was...
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