Guitar Hero for Disabled Gamers…..

Reading SlashDot this morning and ran across this great article. Researchers are developing new interfaces or modifying existing ones to allow the blind and those with missing limbs to be able to take part in the Guitar Hero phenomenon. In the IEEE article that SlashDot links to, they are utilizing modified controllers to assist with…


Uncompressed HDTV….over USB?

Wow!   Imagine a day when you can buy a hard drive or other USB type device that is jam packed with ultra high quality HD programming in full surround sound and all you have to do is plug it into a USB port to view it. According to this article, those days are right around…


Are you getting my keys good side?

I was reading some tech news articles this evening and this little tidbit caught my eye. It seems that some researchers have figured out a way to take a picture of a set of ordinary house door keys, run the picture by some software that compensates for angles, lighting and a few other factors and…


Interesting Sownloads for Week Ending – 11-07-2008

Infrastructure Development & Operations · Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 Help · Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Protocol Documentation · Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standards Documentation · DEPLOYMENT GUIDE – WINDOWS EBS 2008 with WINDOWS MOBILE 6 · DEPLOYMENT GUIDE – WINDOWS SBS 2008 with WINDOWS MOBILE 6 · Infrastructure Planning and Design ·…


Resources for MDT 2008 from Windows Connections….

Here are some additional resources for the Deploying Vista with the MDT 2008 sessions I am delivering today at the Windows Connections event in Las Vegas. MDT2008 with Update 1 Download Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Team Blog Desktop Deployment TechCenter User/Computer Migration Techcenter System Center Configuration Manager landing page   Cheers!


Interesting Downloads for the Week Ending – 10-31-2008

Infrastructure Development & Operations · Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB957200) · Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB957200) · Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB957200) · Update for Windows Vista (KB957200) · Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB957200) · Office Communications Server 2007 Document: Technical Overview · Windows…


Stop stealing my blog posts…..

There has been some discussion recently on some DL’s here at Microsoft about sites that re-post blog posts without permission. I will call it what it is which is the theft of copyrighted materials for the purpose of monetary gain. I don’t like saying copyrighted because copyrights get a bad rap these days depending on…


More P2V Conversion FUN with SCVMM2008…

I still can’t believe how easy and dare I say….fun….converting my physical machines to VM’s with SCVMM2008! I did hit my first roadblock today while converting a test machine that has some SSL features enabled though. Specifically the FTP over SSL in the IIS7 on Windows 2008. SCVMM uses TCP ports 80 and 443 for…


Four machines down and one to go!

subtitled…..Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to help reduce my physical machine count…. Back in May I posted about some changes I was making to my home network. I did move a few things around but then I pushed the project aside. Two machines, godzilla and phoney, are no more. Godzilla was giving me too…


Slides and additional info from Technet Presentation….

if you would like to grab the slides from the Technet presentation, you can get that at the Technet Event registration site. You are obviously here at my blog so now you also have my contact information. feel free to contact me if you have any questions!   Cheers!