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May, 2009

  • Everything old…

    Bing , you say? Odd, I’m sure I’ve heard it somewhere before … Wait! It was me!? I’d like to thank the Academy… So, I assume I can look forward to a healthy bonus for coining the term!? Sure, the direction was apparently misguided, but the word is pure...
  • “Microsoft is evil”, Barbeque Edition

    A friend of my mother’s was introduced to me at a family barbeque, and started in. Background: lives in a nice suburban neighbourhood, sends her kids to private school. “Lovely to see you!… So how do you feel about working for them?” (measured tone) Pretty...
  • IIS WebDAV Security Advisory

    Today, an IIS 5.0 to 6.0 security advisory was released: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services Could Allow Elevation of Privilege http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/971492.mspx If you’re using WebDAV on any version prior to 7...
  • Windows 7 RC n-Trig multitouch drivers are out

    Some love for my lil’ Dell Latitude XT! Dell won’t sell me a battery slice for it, but I can still glide my fingers across it creepily! In this DuoSense Multi Touch RC Release: the pen should work as well as multitouch! No more having to pick one and...
  • Old MPSReports

    There’s a new MPS Reports version in town, with new features : new 64-bit friendliness, various forms of wizard-driven hotness for all the products the individual old tools used to support, etc, etc. Call me old school if you want, but I typically prefer...