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    Live Mesh Video

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    I really like the functionality provided by Live Mesh…and the video below helps gets the vision across.  Beyond file syncing – I just tested out distributing a .NET 3rd party app using Live Mesh and the app runs flawlessly.  So I could install...
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    Dinner with a View

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    Every once in a while you get the privilege to enjoy something you never would have imaged - tonight I was lucky enough to have this as my view for dinner. Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    Open Source at Microsoft

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    The Open Source at Microsoft site is a really good location for information, resources, and links on open source activities.  I found the Spikesource tidbit very beneficial - Spikesource is proud to offer the first open source PHP applications tested...
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    Popfly Introduces Game Creator Alpha

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    Just played the " Kill the Peas " game on the new Popfly Game Creator and it was pretty fun...what type of science game could be created... Popfly Introduces Game Creator Alpha Today we’re adding something special to Popfly : an early...
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    Happy 2nd Birthday WorldWide Telescope

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    Today is the 2nd anniversary of the launch of WWT – congrats to Jonathan, Curtis, and the rest of the small team.  Besides the initial windows client (that lead to Scoble’s post - Microsoft researchers make me cry ) there is the web client (silverlight...
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    TAU – perf tuning for HPC

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    TAU , the performance tuning OSS software for HPC on Linux has been successfully made available to support Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008.  Please see release note section 5. Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs...
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    Nature info on Live.com

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    So for fun after talking with the Nature folks - I thought why not make it easier to see the Nature info on Live.com....so you can find it on Live.com or link to this Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    Fun Images

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    Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    WorldWide Telescope is a powerful educational tool — a way of telling compelling stories about the Universe.

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    An On the Issues Essay came out last week featuring Alyssa Goodman , Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University.  Highlights how WWT can be used to not only browse and view the Universe – but can be a powerful tool to allow Astronomers to get to...
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    SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP - Released

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    PHP developers can now integrate data from SQL Server now that the driver is available for download .  Also glad to see that it works with SQL Server Express edition. It is my pleasure to announce that version 1.0 of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005...
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    eclipse4SL: Eclipse Tools for Microsoft Silverlight

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    Just saw a posting that eclipse4SL - the Eclipse tools for Silverlight project is available. It is an eclipse plug-in that enables Eclipse developers to use the Eclipse IDE to create applications that run on the Microsoft Silverlight runtime platform...
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    Photosynth in Silverlight

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    Very neat to see a experimental Silverlight viewer for Photosynth . Here’s one synth I did while at SC08 of the MS Booth Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    New drop of NodeXL available

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    There’s a new drop (v 1.0.1.86) of NodeXL Excel template available.  Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    Virtual Earth in full view

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    Now this is a way to view Virtual Earth – talk about an immersive experience.  I would like to see how WorldWide Telescope would look on this display… PDC2008 ShowOff Entry: Multi-channel Virtual Earth Multi-channel Virtual Earth Description This...
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    Smart Buildings pilot at Microsoft–energy analytics

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    There’s a good cover story article on Microsoft’s Smart Building Pilot Program in the latest The Leader, it describes the Microsoft Real Estate and Facilitates group effort in using more technology to improve the energy performance of the buildings they...
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    NOAA – 2009 Climate Program Announcement

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    Just received the Sectoral Applications Research Program announcement from Nancy Beller-Simms at the NOAA Climate Program Office.  The due date for the proposal is 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time October 9, 2008. The overall NOAA 2009 Climate Program Announcement...
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    Accessible Research blog

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    Sam Stokes has spun up a blog to make research more accessible to students and though's of us that are learners for life.  His latest post is looking at a project Sensor touch: Fun in reaching out using Xbox controllers…sounds like fun – would also...
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    Environment and Energy Workshop at Faculty Summit 2009

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    For the past two days at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit , we hare hosted a Environment and Energy Workshop to look at areas where computing and IT can help solve some of these grand challenges.  Output from the workshop will be posted on the...
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    University of Washington eScience Institute Rollout Event

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    Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure to participate and present at the UW eScience Institute kickoff event.  I really enjoyed the event and and the vision laid out by Ed Lazowska .  The talks by David Baker, Martin Savage and Andy Connolly...
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    How the WorldWide Telescope works

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    Jon Udell gets the details from Jonathan Fay (no relation) on how WWT works.  How the WorldWide Telescope works Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    Memories for life – SenseCam available

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    It’s great to see that the technology behind the SenseCam work out of MSR Cambridge is now available for anyone to utilize.  It’s had some real success as an aid for people with memory loss – check out the papers – but it could also be used as a...
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    NodeXL for viewing and analyzing network graphs is available again (formally .NetMap)

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    NodeXL – the app formally know as .NetMap is available again on CodePlex.  NodeXL is a Excel template and addin for viewing and analyzing network graphs.  There are a whole slew of updates and bug fixes.  Check it out…. Cross Posted from...
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    WWT - Eclipse

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    If you'd like to experience a total Eclipse of the Sun - set WWT to 8/1/2008 at 2:23 and put the Lat/Lon at 65/72. Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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    BI Labs and Fuzzy Match for Excel

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    Just saw that the Business Intelligence folks have setup BI Labs – It will be interesting to see all the prototypes and concepts as the come out and how they can be used for Scientific research/exploration.  I’m currently looking at the Fuzzy Lookup...
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    eScience 2008 Unconference Signup

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    The signup for the Unconference session at the 2008 eScience Conference is available.  Unconferences are participant driven events – so attendees get to decide what, who, gets to present.  This Unconference bridges the 2008 Microsoft eScience...
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