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  • Steve Rowe's Blog

    Information Technology Leaders

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    There is a local cable television station run by the University of Washington. On it there airs a show called Information Technology Leaders hosted by a woman named Laura Shildkraut . On the show, Laura spends an hour interviewing, you guessed it, leaders...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Enabling host disk cache under Virtual PC

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    When you are running operating systems other than Windows NT / 2000 / XP / 2003 under Virtual PC you can gain a performance boost by enabling host side disk caching. This is not enabled by default as it is not architecturally correct behavior - but I...
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Photo Collage with Digital Image Pro 10

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    I found this great post by Mike Matas (via tuaw ) about how you can create these really cool collages using iPhoto on the Mac. That got me thinking that this could also be done in Digital Image Pro 10 . It actually works! And I think you might end up...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Possible cause of 1935 error with HRESULT 0x80070002

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    I was helping investigate a .NET Framework installation failure last week that turned out to have an interesting root cause, so I wanted to pass along the information I learned. The .NET Framework was failing with a 1935 error, and the HRESULT value was...
  • Live Search

    MSN Search Launches

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    I am proud and excited to announce that MSN Search is now officially launched. With this final push we have made more than 40,000 Encarta encyclopedia articles and associated media available for free to MSN Search users, which translates to more than...
  • Dariusz quatscht

    Code Coverage and AntiSpyware

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    Discovering the Visual Studio Team Systems features from the December Community Tech Preview (here more on Installation ) , I just realized that the code coverage features is generating temporary batch files which an installed anti-spyware program could...
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    Building Anticipatory Software

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    Recently, I have devoted many cycles to the question, 'What is 'Personalized Software'? In Douglas Hofstader's Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid , I came across this self-evident but illuminating passage, "If you punch "1" into an adding machine...
  • Rakesh's Blog

    Chat with us.

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    Our team will be holding MSDN online chats on Feb 1st. You can chat with the team that builds Class Designer. Visual Studio - Class Designer Chat with members of the Class Designer team. Class Designer offers visualization features to help you understand...
  • Antimail

    Rory's handwriting

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    With a loud thud, Rory throws all graphologists in the dumpster: For those of you who don’t know, “graphology” is a pseudo-science with about as much validity as astrology or reading tea leaves. The idea is that all sorts of personality traits and characteristics...
  • Brad Abrams

    The .NET Framework brings you Super Bowl XXXIX

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    Well, at least the opening sequence… ;-) By using Windows® SharePoint® Services, Windows Server System and the Microsoft .NET Framework, Digital Dimension was able to push its exciting new Super Bowl sequences through the process with tremendous speed...
  • Brad Abrams

    About Int32's DontTouchThis()

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    On a recent post , someone asked about the Int32.DontTouchThis() method.. I thought more folks would want to hear it... From int32.cs #if _DEBUG private void DontTouchThis() { m_value = 0; } #endif Our C# compiler has some great logic for detecting unused...
  • Dariusz quatscht

    FIFA Worldcup 2006 is coming - Hooray!

    Today I signed in for some FIFA Worldcup 2006 tickets, hopefully I will be drawn. The prices are still high but the good thing is that they try to eliminate the black market for tickets as you have to provide your ID card number which will be stored on...
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