students involved with technology 2014

January 24th Mr. Chuck D was on the Arsenio Hall show.  Arsenio was discussing his old show "We talk about my old show…I fought for groups like you and NWA and one situation I lost a fight with Paramount because your song was called 'By the Time I Get To Arizona'." "Tell young people what that song was…


lorem ipsum and another microsoft word trick discovered

I love my job – Friday I was introduced to the term Lorem Ipsum and not knowing what it meant I typed it into Bing. And then after reading a bit about it on Wikipedia – I discovered another Microsoft Word trick!  This is good enough to share with friends on Facebook, so I decide…

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consumer preview of windows 8 available wednesday!

there are certain dates that stick with you.  birthdays, anniversaries and other significant dates.  the first geek date i have committed to memory is august 24th, 1995.  the second geek date i have memorized is easy to remember because it’s also my birthday.  the third geek date i will remember is leap day 2012.  it’s…

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bad boys

last night was series 4 episode 5 of the it crowd “bad boys” and this one incorporates everything i love about the show.  it’s got a lot of geek humor (like the browser discussion with jen -  http://www.ifc.com/videos/it-crowd-s4-ep-5.php and the robot “out in the wild”) and plays off of the show’s catch phrase “have you…


microspotting

before i started at microsoft on october 31, 2005 (yes – it’s almost been four years!) i spent a lot of time combing through posts on channel9, jobsblog and the careers site.  i wanted to get a sense of whether i would fit in.  fortunately i was interviewed for and accepted the perfect job and…


big bang theory

big bang theory season 2 premieres this evening and because nbc isn’t doing an american version of the it crowd, i’ll have to stick with this as my choice for favorite geek show this fall.  i actually purchased the british it crowd series 1 and 2 dvd’s because it’s that good of a show (and…