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  • Blog Post: Zune Killer App - Windows Media Center

    I admit it, I did not buy a Zune last year when they were first released. I don't have a large music collection and I'm generally happy listening to the radio to get my music fix, or the digital music channels available from my cable company, if you will. However, as some of you may realize from my previous...
  • Blog Post: The Four Horsemen of CLeopatra's Barge

    One of the more interesting session I went to yesterday was a talk by Chris Hoff called " The Four Horsemen of the Virtualization Apocalypse ." (If you've never read Hoff's blog, you should check it out at http://rationalsecurity.typepad.com/ .) I thought I was keeping a close eye on security and virtualization...
  • Blog Post: My Supergeek Moment on the Way to Work

    Sometimes, it is just cool to work at Microsoft. It will take me a bit to get to the description of my "moment", so bear with me. I live in Snoqualmie, Washington (see Snoqualmie Falls , 2nd most visited tourist attraction ) - a beautiful place to live that is about 30 minutes from Microsoft. Quicker...
  • Blog Post: Black Hat : Got2 Luv the H8ers

    So, this afternoon, I'm in the Microsoft booth at Black Hat when this guy comes up (badge hidden of course) and starts talking to some of my colleagues. Right away, it was pretty obvious that he was antagonistic. I will refer to him as "h8er" from here on out. Though I am paraphrasing a bit, this is...
  • Blog Post: Woot! New Laptop

    UPDATE: The below screenshot had the default 32-bit Win7 installed. I reinstalled with x64 and the Processor and Memory scores eeked up slightly to 6.3 each So excited to go from here (3.5 year old laptop): to here (new laptop):
  • Blog Post: Building My Windows Vista Media Center (VMC) - Part 3 - MyMovies2

    [ Posted from the Bus click and read, if you don't know what I mean] Previous posts about building my Vista Media Center: Part 1 - The System Part 2 - The Tuner I posted part 2 back in June, so it has been a while, but I wanted to continue documenting my media center project and I can't help but talk...