Embedded Musings

Musings, ramblings and thoughts on embedded systems and other random stuff that pops into my head.

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    Solve the puzzle, learn the secrets and get a free book!

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    John Leier, our Technical Product Manager, has created a fun puzzle that includes a list of V3.0 features we are officially announcing at Tech*Ed on Friday morning. There's a free book up for grabs to the first person who solves the puzzle before then...
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    FusionWare.SPOT - Release: V2.5.39598

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    The first official complete release of the FusionWare.SPOT SDK is now released on CodePlex. You can find it here: FusionWare.SPOT - Release: V2.5.39598 This release should have all the code and an MSI installer to install the pre-built assemblies and...
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    Funny video about life at Microsoft

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    I was reading a blog ( http://blogs.msdn.com/jrock ) for some information on the Windows Installer XML (Wix) project for the FusionWare.SPOT installer and found his blog entry referring to a Life At Microsoft video made by a group of employees. Check...
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    Get a Sneak Peak and a FREE .NET book at Tech•Ed

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    James Webster from the Micro Framework team posted this info in the newsgroups today: We hope to see you at Tech•Ed Developers in Orlando Florida June 2-6. Come see demos of the latest devices built on the .NET Micro Framework in the Technical Learning...
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    I'm melting! What a world...

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    Ok, weather in Seattle/Redmond is infamous for gray, rainy and not exactly warm. While that's not entirely inaccurate for winter it's definitely not true this weekend! It is bright sunny, 180 degrees of blue skies and 90degrees F outside! (32 degrees...
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    Cool Micro Framework Video on Channel 8

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    There's a cool video on Channel 8 that's getting a lot of buzz and a lot of views, check it out! http://channel8.msdn.com/Posts/Whats-the-Micro-Framework/
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    New chapter of MF book released at APRESS

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    APRESS has posted the Table of contents and the Intro chapter to Jens' new book APRESS.COM : Expert .NET Micro Framework : 9781590599730 Technorati Tags: .NET Micro Framework , Embedded , C#
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    Electric guitar that tunes itself!

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    Technorati Tags: Humor , Embedded , .NET Micro Framework This is a really cool example of how small embedded devices are changing the way we do just about everything.  Embedded.com - Under the Hood: Robot Guitar embeds autotuning No, unfortunately...
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    To heck with the dogs, beware the ducks!

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    No <bleep>, there I was thought I was gonna die... (all good skydiver stories start with that phrase so I had to throw it in) Microsoft is designed with a campus style architecture, lot's of individual buildings with open areas and well maintained...
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    Anouncing the FusionWare.SPOT library

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    The FusionWare.SPOT library is now available on codeplex . This library began it's life as part of the SDK for the Tahoe Development kit from EmbeddedFusion (Now owned by Device Solutions ). While it always had a BSD like license associated with it, that...
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    Preparing for the MVP Summit

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    On occasion Microsoft invites all of the word Wide MVPs to come to a summit on campus at the company headquarters in Redmond. The MVPs for the 2008 summit began arriving over the weekend. I'm a bit sad I'm not joining them at all the events and sessions...
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    Free book chapter posted!

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    Windows For devices has posted a chapter of Jens' new book to help readers evaluate if they want to purchase it. Here's what Jens had to say about it in a recent newsgroup post: Expert .NET Micro Framework will be published end of April and is available...
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    New .NET Micro Framework book

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    After what I am sure is a lot of labor and work Jens Kühner has finished his book on the .NET Micro Framework titled: " Expert .NET Micro Framework " you can pre-order it now on Amazon. Jens has been quite active in the Micro Framework focused newsgroup...
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    I/us/we vs you/them/those @#$#@$!

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    Well here I am, a new Microsoft employee/Former MVP. I'm a Program Manager for the .NET Micro Framework . This role is a new twist on my already convoluted career path that I'm rather excited about. I'm very excited about the Micro Framework and embedded...
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