Microsoft Hack Its Own Website…Awesome

“Live To Code.”  This is what user’s will be greeted by when they go to Microsoft UK’s website.  Is this a simple DNS muck up or is it part of some larger viral marketing campaign meant to show the softer, lighter, friendlier side of Microsoft?  You decide.  How much you want to bet that we…

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MiniBar: London’s Premiere Web 2.0 Geek Night

Browsing Upcoming.org for some interesting social events, I came across fun little event called Minibar, ironic I know.  Minibar is essentially an evening "geek" night thrown at local bar/lounge where influential people from the community, start-up business, investors, and enthusiasts come together to mingle and learn about the new technologies in the Web 2.0 economy. …

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Microsoft WorldWide Telescope Sneak Preview (Video)

TED has a great 6 minute video showing off the WorldWide Telescope’s interface!  Dr. Roy Gould presents the technology and relates it to the humanistic elements of science, exploration, and societal optimism. http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/224


The Universe Like Never Before, Microsoft WorldWide Telescope Blasts Off

The 27th of February 2008 will be a day ingrained into the head of every man, woman, and child *2/27???* .  No, it is not because of the momentous launch of Windows Server 2008, although a great achievement in its own right.  Today Microsoft unveils to the public, the WorldWide Telescope!  This amazing endeavour is…


Who Cares About Computer Stuff?! Indy’s BACK!

The decades long wait is finally at an end.  Nazis, monkey brains, arks, snakes, and all.  Did I mention it’s been enhanced with wrinkles? http://movies.yahoo.com/feature/indianajones.html?showVideo=1 "OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG!….hehehehe look at that kid Laura, he’s running without a shirt on!" …..say Bush


Meet the Man Who Met Bill Gates

My colleague and friend, James Senior, has had a unique opportunity to spend 45 seconds in the close presence of Bill Gates.  My first question to him was, "how in the hell did you pull that off?"  As it turns out, James was one of the people helping Bill show off Surface during Bill Gates’s…


Microsoft Goes Yahoo!

Eileen beat me to the punch on this one.  I am excited by this announcement because some of my favorite sites on the Internet are Yahoo properties such as Flickr and Upcoming.  I also hope that that certain technologies die off like Yahoo messenger.  Here are few thoughts that have been swirling in my head…


Impressive 3G Performance With Orange

I’m currently doing some late night crunching on my machine for work.  Since I have Windows Mobile 6 device with 3G capabilities, I make use of the "internet sharing" features often.  Here in London, I was particularly amazed with the performance I got with only one bar of 3G service! It later tapered off to…

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The History of Five Four

Moving to the UK, some have questioned my motives, many have questioned my sanity, but almost all have complimented my style.  I dress myself using one value, one ideal, that at the end of the day five minus four equals one, “one love.”                                                    Why do I care?  At the end of the day…

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Confessions of a Mobile Blogger

So for the last few weeks I’ve been secretly blogging without a computer. I won’t tell you which articles, but a few of them were written, hyperlinked, and published via my Orange M3100; shitty phone, great pda. I accomplished this amazing feat by using an amazing killer app called “Diarist 2.” Diarist is a Windows…