FrankPr's World of Devices

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February, 2004

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    Redmond again

    Arrived on Friday in Seattle, for a MS-internal event. Staying at the Doubletree Hotel in Bellevue, quite acceptable. The jet lag finally got me on Sunday afternoon; since then I'm in (kind of a) zombie mode ... :-) Anyway, there's quite some interesting...
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    How secure is your app server? Ask @stake.

    While browsing Scott's blog , I found this reference to a security study by @stake , comparing .NET 1.1 and IBM WebSphere , which I wasn't aware of previously. Quote: " Based on the results of our analysis, @stake scored the .NET Framework higher then...
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    Paul Allen's Mobile Computing Fantasy

    Have a look at FlipStart - a full-blown WinXP machine that weights less than a pound.
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    Win a Smartphone!

    Want to win a Qtek 8080 Windows-powered Smartphone 2003? Write a cool Compact Framework app for Smartphone or Pocket PC and submit to the YouCanWin.NET programming contest! Prizes include MSDN subscriptions and a brand-new Smartphone .
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    Sales vs Evangelism

    For all those who think/believe that evangelism just another way of doing sales, here is a cool quote from Guy Kawasaki, the "father of evangelism marketing" and former chief evangelist of Apple Computer, that I picked up from a " Creating Customer Evangelists...
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    First human embryos cloned

    German news magazine Der Spiegel reports here that scientists from South Korea and the U.S. have successfully cloned 30 human embryos, and obtained stem cells from the clones. What a big step forward - this might introduce a new era in medicine. (If...
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    Slammer not responsible for U.S. blackout

    Looks like they found the cause for the Aug 14, 2003, blackout in parts of the U.S., and it's got nothing to do with the Blaster worm (and thus, Windows), as lots of people claimed (or wished?) right after the event.
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