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  • The Galactic Patrol

    Privacy? What's that?

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    Take a look at this very interesting map of the Carnegie Mellon college campus .  It shows, in real time, the location of every wireless device.  You can kinda guess where the classrooms are, by where the WiFi laptops are clustered. ...
  • The Galactic Patrol

    ever wanted to make your software more usable?

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    If you are a software developer, I’m sure you’ve considered the usability of your software.  We all want to make something that is at least functional, and at best stunningly pleasing and usable.  Well, usability doesn’t...
  • The Galactic Patrol

    wanna write an online/offline app like Outlook 2003?

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    If you are interested in writing an app that transparently caches and goes offline gracefully, like Outlook 2003, it looks like some help is on the way… http://blogs.gotdotnet.com/jmazner/permalink.aspx/9d922aa0-56b5-4cfc-ae82-77a80d25caa6...
  • Owen Allen - The MOSS Garden

    ASP.Net EXPOSED

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    I attended the Redmond version of ASP.Net Exposed tonight. It was originally scheduled for 3 hours, and Scott Guthrie went on for over 4 and 1/2 hours, talking about ASP.Net for Developers and demonstrating the Post-Alpha build of Whidbey, the next version...
  • Kevin W. Hammond

    Microsoft is no charity. Please stop begging for free advice

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    I read something this evening that struck me as odd. Over on Rob Relya’s blog on What is missing or broken about XAML? is a feedback item titled “ Microsoft is no charity. Please stop begging for free advice .” What I find amazing is...
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    Job: BizTalk Server Product Planner Needed

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    The product planning you are currently doing is no way as cool as this...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Troubleshooting holiday lights

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    I spent a fair bit of time putting up my lights this weekend, and had to do some troubleshooting sets that weren't working. This can be tough to do without a bit of help. While many bulbs have shunts that prevent the string from going out...
  • LauraJ's Weblog

    Where's LJ?

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    Someone asked why I haven't been posting to my blog lately, so I thought I'd make a quick post to say that I'm still here.  I haven't been posting for all the usual reasons, namely life (mostly) and work (a little) intruding into my blogging...
  • Kentc's SOAPbox

    IM, presence and the phone

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    Why does it seem that every time I get on the phone I get an instant message from someone? We have an “on the phone” setting in our software but the only time I ever remember to set it is after the fact. We just got a new phones in our office...
  • Another Microsoft Blogger

    Kazaa-lite Shut Down

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    Slashdot: atari2600 writes "Finally it has happened. Zeropaid is reporting that the Kazaalite K++ project has been shutdown by Sharman Networks. The project, which had been set up to block spy and ad ware within the Kazaa Media Desktop Program has achieved...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Unmanaged objects and memory usage

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    I few years ago I wrote a small utility class named Win32Window, so that I could write an automated tool to close down some of the dialogs that would appear whenever outlook lost a server connection (which was often, since it happened whenever I opened...
  • Another Microsoft Blogger

    the new MS development 'Journal'.

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    SBC DotNet Weblog brings to my attention the new MS development 'Journal'.
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