Kentc's SOAPbox

Disclaimer: All opinions are solely mine and don't necessarily reflect the opinions of Microsoft or my family.

January, 2004

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    Intra-Company Blogging...what is it good for?

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    IMHO, blogging is a redundant communication medium inside a company or organization. How's that for controversial? News at 11... Companies could have had a "blog experience" as far back as 1996 using the first version of Microsoft Exchange using a combination...
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    Does the World O' Blogging need another rev?

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    Blogging has gotten rave reviews as a new breakthrough in communication. I like being able to subscribe to various author's thoughts as I imagine most of you do too. However, there are a few things I find confusing or that I believe could work much better...
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    MTBF for HDDs

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    Do you remember when hard drives were 10 MB and bad sectors would eliminate 20% of the drive? Hard drives were not very robust (nor were the PCs, the OSes, …) but that was pretty outrageous. Not only would the sectors go bad which wiping out large...
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    DOS follow-up

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    Thank you EVERYONE for your comments and assistance. Not that it matters, but I did know that DOS v COMMAND were different apps. I guess I should have said "DOS-like commands." :-) As far as my comment about wanting more descriptive help it would have...
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    When did DOS get so complicated?

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    Admittedly I haven’t used MS-DOS in quite a while and sadly even after all of the cool advances in Windows I find myself still needing it. For example I have to batch scripts I started to work on today. The first one is supposed to copy all of our...
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    Coaching excellence

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    I attended college at Indiana University in Bloomington. While IU is known for many outstanding schools (e.g. School of Music, Business, …) most people know it as the school Bob Knight coached at and even more so for his questionable behavior....
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    Smart Personal Object Technology is here!

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    I was excited to learn that the new SPOT watches are now available. From what I’ve read, the SPOT watches are the first iteration of a new technology that is sent to you personalized (assuming you’re in one of the United States’ 100...
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    Software updates for one and all

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    Why can’t all ISVs have something comparable to Windows Update? I want an option when prompted for media or for a file location that also goes out to their Internet site to download the most recent driver/file/etc. I have lots of CDs lying around...
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