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Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining. Jef Raskin, interviewed in Doctor Dobb's Journal

Beth Humphreys' Blog Site

  • Google Chrome and Privacy (or not so Private)

    Just read an interesting article amongst all the buzz and hype about Google's new browser Chrome. EFF: We're concerned about Google's Omnibox | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone - CNET   It never fails to astonish me that in the interest of anti...
  • Hooked on Google

    I was just forwarded an interesting blog post written by Abhijeet Mukherjee, of Jeet Blog : 10 Useful Apps to Reduce Your Dependency on Google Products. Go ahead, read it. Read the comments too... After reading through the comments, here are some of my...
  • PDC 2008, LEGO®, and Women in Technology

    It is official, we have launched our Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2008 registration site , so it is a GO! Everyone knows what LEGO's® are...at least I hope they do. I can remember my brother playing with them, creating huge battle saga...
  • {iGive=y}; @ Mix '08 and FSDevCon!!

      Hi everyone!   One of the things that I am particularly passionate about is getting young women more interested in the technology industry. If you look back to a post I did a long time ago, you will see that women in tech never have to wait...
  • Funny PowerShell Video

    Just ran across this video while reading the PowerShell King's blog ( David Aiken Technorati Tags: Funny PowerShell ). This is hilarious (and kinda scary too)!   http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=MWWzrp3xkYY
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  • Even my MOM can do a PodCast!!

    OK my mom is a registered nurse, and a teacher, and a student. Busy lady. She just recently published THREE PodCasts on Arizona State University's site (WAY TO GO MOM!). This is amazing to me.Why? Because we always hear so much about "yeah, but can...
  • A Rolling Stone Gathers no MOSS...

    Hi everyone I have been slowly picking up Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (affectionately known as MOSS 2007) over the past year. I just got done doing a crash course in authentication and federation using Alternate Access Mappings and using ADFS...
  • Windows Server 2008 is Almost Here! You Can Help Improve it Before it Releases!

    The biggest release for Microsoft that is at the forefront of just about everybody's mind is the Windows Server 2008 launch early next year. We are gearing up bigtime for this release, and it is very exciting! Did you know that you can help improve...
  • Here Kitty Kitty Kitty!

    OK. I don't know about you, but my blog comments gets more traffic from spammers than it does from real comments. It also seems that I have been hearing an awful lot about Captcha's. In truth, i learned about these two weeks ago when I attended a conference...
  • Microsoft OS's Come up as the MOST SECURE

    Well this is a nice change indeed! Symantec, in its latest research report ( Internet Security Threat Report ), has found that overall, Microsoft's OS is the most secure, and leads its competitors (such as RedHatLinux, Sun Solaris, and HP-UX, etc....
  • Finally! A scripting language that dummies can understand: Windows PowerShell

    Hi All So I have belatedly discovered something that Microsoft has recently released: Windows PowerShell. So cool, this is a scripting language that you can use to manage your infrastructure with. Remember writing and debugging those monstrous wscripts...
  • It's a WASH: Linux vs MS TCO is about the SAME (according to some studies)

    I came across this interesting article today about companies that are migrating from Unix to Linux or Microsoft are tending to choose Microsoft over Linux because the TCO is lower. Read here to find out what the studies showed: http://www.betanews...
  • Arm Chair Discussion: Is Open Source like Communism?

    So we were sitting in our arm chairs, watching some show on Discovery (probably Dirty Jobs, which is hysterically funny and makes me grateful for the fairly safe job I have. Although sometime later I will tell you about the time I tried to electrocute...
  • Introducing: The Arm Chair Discussions

    Hi everyone I am introducing a series called the Arm Chair Discussions. This is something that started when my boyfriend and I (both techies) had to move upstairs while we tore up our entire downstairs. We moved both of our arm chairs in front of the...
  • SSO Isn't Worth it!?

    Hi All Well it is officially done. I have participated in my first podcast. Check it out here: http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=193478 I did this podcast just prior to a roundtable session at the Microsoft National Architect Forum...
  • Being an IT Girl

    Hi Everyone I though that I would kick of my first blog post with a telling of my experience with being a female, and in the field of IT. I am new to Microsoft, and have just attended my first Microsoft Women's Conference. The fact that a company...