December, 2006

  • More Addictive than Elf Bowling!

    Try this out, what fun! http://n.ethz.ch/student/mkos/pinguin.swf The trick is to get the penguin skipping over the snow like a stone on the water. Too high an arc and the penguin ends up like a lawn dart in a snow bank. Swing just about when the penguin...
  • Bioshock Trailer Premiered at Video Game Awards on Spike

    Nick Brutal at Destructoid.com posted the new Bioshock Trailers at http://www.destructoid.com/new-bioshock-trailer-will-make-you-cry-with-joy-28619.phtml . He says there's no "better reason" to upgrade to the Xbox 360. When at destructoid today I came...
  • "He says he is the property of one Obi Wan Kenobi"--C3P-O Episode IV

    Do you like robots? Would you like a simplier, faster way to create and program robots? Introducing the Micrososft Robotics Studio! This is freakin' cool. Read the Q&A with Tandy Trower http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2006/dec06/12...
  • Bad Boyz, Bad Boyz, Wha'cha gonna do?

    With thanks to Chris Lineback for calling this to my attention--this is cool! “COLUMBUS, Ohio - With a quick imprint of a suspect's two fingers on a handheld device, Columbus police can get instant access to the person's identity without making a trip...
  • Forefront Security Webcast Series

    Have you heard of Microsoft forefront? If not, you will soon. It's our comprehensive line of business security products providings greater protection and control through integration with your existing IT infrastructure and through simplified deployment...
  • NY Exchange Users Group Meets Tomorrow Night

    Our upcoming New York Exchange User Group (NYExUG) meeting (Tue Dec 11th at 6pm) will be presented by Microsoft's own NY Messaging Specialist Team Member, Angie Livermore. The meeting will be the group's Exchange 2007 Launch Event. So, come and learn...
  • Ecma Standard 376 – Office Open XML formats

    Brian Jones reports the inside story from an insiders perspective on the process of approval for Office Open XML Formats as an Ecma Standard. From Brian's blog posting: "It's finally official. Today the Ecma General Assembly voted almost unanimously...
  • Exchange 2007 RTM's

    Yesterday, Terry Myerson, Exchange GM, signed off on the release of the Exchange 2007 bits to manufacturing.Get it from the horse's mouth, read Terry's blog post here http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/12/07/431782.aspx .
  • What is an Evangelist?

    So--- I have been fairly non-communicative here for awhile, now, as well as in other areas of my life, but I feel a sea change brewing as it so often does after a lengthy period of introspection. I can tell you when my current hibernation cycle began...
  • Windows Vista Product Guide Available

    Go get it now! http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bbc16ebf-4823-4a12-afe1-5b40b2ad3725&DisplayLang=en
  • Ny Enterprise Windows Group Meets Thursday

    The New York Enterprise Windows User Group of NYPC Presents Windows Vista by Noella Yeung Microsoft Windows Client Technology Specialist Thursday, December 7, 2006 Abstract: The world that businesses are operating in is changing...
  • Who says science isn't fun?

    this is awsome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRRDzFROMx0 Thanks, Marc!