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  • Alex Barnett's blog

    A mouse that traveled 5.47893 miles in a single week

    William Drentel writes a great post on the mapping of cyberspace. One perspective includes that of the movements of user's mouse: "Imagine mapping the endless and repetitive paths of your computer's mouse for a single week — every click, every fetch...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Remote record service in Windows Media Center

    I've got a Media Center machine that I have been playing around with at home in order to ramp up on the functionality we offer now that I've joined the Media Center team . One of the really cool things I've found so far is the ability to remotely schedule...
  • Ben Armstrong hits 1000 operating systems listed!

    • 3 Comments - the website that shows you which operating systems work and don't work under Virtual PC has just listed it's 1000th operating system (for the curious the 1000th operating system was XFLD 0.2 - and was reported as working by...
  • mgrier's WebLog

    Enough about in-memory models and transactions for now

    I want to follow up on this topic of transactional behavior in memory but to motivate it I'm going to have to further discuss my other topics more about invariant restoration and (eventually) failure handling. The main point is this: there are potentially...
  • Nigel Parker's Outside Line

    The ASP.NET Roadshow the videos are now available!

    The ASP.NET Roadshow the videos are now available! The roadshow was put on by the product team to excite folks about what we are doing with the greatness of ASP.NET 2.0 . But instead of just showing off new features, it was shown how to migrate applications...
  • notes and rants

    10 years at Microsoft

    It kind of snuck up on me, but I'm a few days away from my 10 year anniversary at Microsoft. I say "kind of" because I knew I started in June of '95, but I didn't realize I started at the beginning of the month, and June sort of generally snuck up on...
  • Tom Hollander's blog

    Enterprise Library and .NET 2.0: What's the deal?

    So I'm back from a four day camping holiday at Cannon Beach in Oregon. Camping is always lots of fun, but at the end it's always nice to get back to a world where you don't have to worry so much about mosquitoes, sand, airbeds and that ever-so-long walk...
  • Glen's old blog

    Overture, curtains, lights! This is it, the night of nights!

    Looks like I've hit the big time, being featured on the Events section of MSDN . I'll make sure I find enough to write about so that my section is neither empty nor filled with drivel. OK, a little drivel is fun. And bonus points to you if you recognized...
  • Santomania

    BlogWave RC2

    <6/2 Update: fixed 404 on download link> <6/1 Update: The download link now points to RC3, which fixes the DateTime issue with non-US locales> BlogWave is getting closer to v1.0. It's not quite there yet, but is close enough to take a peek...
  • simon.says

    Microsoft ARC (Architecture Resource Center)

    Our team has released a new architecture section on Check it out to see: The latest issue of the Architect Journal Architecture focused events and Webcasts Details on the Microsoft Certified Architect program Architect...
  • Paul Andrew

    Interview Tour Looking for .NET Developers in New Zealand

    MSN are doing a recruiting trip to New Zealand. They are looking for .NET Developers and testers who have 3+ years of commercial software development experience including some in .NET and are are interested in relocating to Redmond, Washington State,...
  • dangriff's WebLog

    Building a home workstation and dogfooding 64-bit

    A couple of months ago I built a new machine. It was a cool experience, since I'd been out of the PC hardware world for so long, focusing instead on software (Longhorn, actually ...). Here are the specs for my new box, all from
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