Winding down for the holiday weekend and mooching about. Looks like the smart client developer center on MSDN has been revamped:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/smartclient/community/edletters/default.aspx

And jolly nice it looks too. And check out the excellent Scott Garvey on Channel 9:

http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=29703

A very stripy shirt and a wobbly camera but a great summary of what smart clients are all about...