Ad Nauseam - ramblings of a technologist

I've been with Microsoft, as a technologist, for over 10 years. Occasionally, I stumble across a nugget that I think others will find interesting. I put those nuggets here.

September, 2006

  • Making software is hard

    I'm an infrastructure guy, so to me, developing software is a mix between voodoo and filing taxes - I don't understand how most of it works, but the parts I do understand are pretty uninteresting. Infrastructure has it's own share of politics - do you...
  • Worth the price of admission

    I was having a discussion over lunch today with a friend about some of the pain we've been separately dealing with in running Vista builds on our production machines. I've been frustrated with some compatibility issues - both hardware (a new USB video...
  • staff meetings just got a whole lot more interesting

    By the sound of things , it looks like the Rodawg is going to be taking up residence somewhere nearby. I've been following Rory's blog since before he joined Microsoft, and I think this team will be a good fit for him. The evangelism team definitely has...
  • [tap tap] is this thing on?

    *puff* Man, there's a lot of dust on this thing. Doesn't anyone tidy up around here? What's the story? 3 posts, and then the guy disappears for over a year? Where did he go? What's he doing? Why do I ask so many questions? Well, the guy who started and...