Jim Galasyn's Learning Curve

Adventures in Windows programming.

May, 2012

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    Microsoft and climate science, part 2

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    In a serendipitous coincidence with my post from Monday, Microsoft and climate science , KT announced today that Microsoft is committed to going carbon neutral in the next fiscal year: […] Beginning in fiscal year 2013 (which starts this July 1), Microsoft...
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    Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5 released

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    Download here . Craig Eisler of the Kinect for Windows team has the latest . For me, the most interesting new features are tracking for the seated skeleton and Near Mode, which brings Kinect into the sphere of productivity applications: Seated Skeletal...
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    Windows 8 background tasks and lock screen hotness

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    The indispensible Windows 8 app developer blog has a new post that shows the nuts and bolts of background tasks, maintenance triggers, and the lock screen . The lock screen is a particularly neat scenario, because your app gets to share a highly visible...
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    Microsoft and climate science

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    Longtime readers of Learning Curve know that I have a great deal of interest in climate science ( Visualizing Climate Data in Phase Space ). So it was with great dismay that I saw the recent Heartland Institute billboard campaign comparing climate scientists...
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