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    Customer Service Is Not Rocket Science

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    (This post has nothing to do with technical matters except insofar as this story happened in geek paradise.) I was down at Fry's Electronics yesterday -- huge electronics warehouse. Geek paradise. Everything from DVD boxed sets to multimeters. Why...
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    Visual C++ 6 Service Pack 6 Available

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    A lot of stuff went on while I was away on vacation. Visual Studio 6, Service Pack 6 is now available for download, or you can order it on CD for the price of shipping. Service Pack 6 Microsoft Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++ 6.0...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Visual Studio Service Pack 6 Released

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    This came out a few days ago, but in case you missed it... Service Pack 6 Microsoft Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++ 6.0 with Visual SourceSafe 6.0d addresses known issues with Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++ 6.0 and Visual Source...
  • Wayne's Microsoft Blog

    Gmail and Hotmail

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    Google's Gmail was announced last week on April Fool's Day. It's free email with a gigabyte of storage. Throughout the day, I kept wondering, "Could this be an April Fool's joke?" Since they announced on April 1, I was essentially...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Back from Disneyland...

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    Very little to say... I had a great time (and maybe I'll talk about that later, but it is pretty far off-topic from my normal 'content'), but now I have hundreds of emails to dig through... most of them have resolved themselves (they emailed me... Exchange...
  • Okoboji: a lake, a mythical university, Kevin Moore's blog

    April 19-25 is TV-Turnoff Week

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    April 19-25 is TV-Turnoff Week. (CNN has an article .) When I first moved out to Seattle in the summer of 2002, I spent a month in Microsoft-provided temp housing. I'd come home from work and spend 2 hours vegging in front of the TV. When I got my...
  • Love that ASP.NET and SQL Server

    Here I am in Seattle for the 2004 MVP Global Summit

    Tonight I went out to dinner with a bunch of my MVP’s that are here for the 2004 MVP Global Summit. I saw the likes of Kirk Allen Evans (now an MS Employee), David Penton, Ronda Pederson, Scott Sargent , Scott Watermasysk , Jeff Julian , Wally McClure...
  • William Adams' WebLog

    Trouncing Trash Takes Time and Tenacity

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    During the winter in my neighborhood, the begetation looks pretty baren. Things become really simple. Everything but the evergreens, loses it's leaves, dries up, and kinda disappears. You can see everything clearly without all the clutter in the way....
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    More PC Laptop Issues

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    I guess it's OK to vent our own frustrations about PC laptops here. I have both a Sony Vaio and a Toshiba Tablet currently. One for home and one for work. Having had both of these laptops for over two years I've had to replace both batteries. Thankfully...
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    New XBOX2 Game Teaser

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    The rumor says that this teaser was not pre-rendered.
  • Min Kwan Park's bLog

    Last minute issues...

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    You may read many articles and books about Testing and many of them said that the earlier you find issues, the better overall. Is that really true? well, based on my experience, Yes, it is true. However it is always possible for all issues? No it is...
  • Cool Client Stuff

    How to create non-rectangular Windows Forms applications

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    Ever wanted to write an app with forms that have arbitrary shapes rather than the usual rectangular windows? Mike Harsh describes on MSDN TV how you can accomplish this in Windows Forms, without writing a single line of code, using the RegionMaster controls...
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