Archive for July 2003

Free Microsoft EBooks This Week Hitchhikers Guide To Th

Free Microsoft eBooks this week: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (!), The Flying Book by David Blatner, and Face in the Frost by John Bellairs.

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I wrote  this Web page designed for phone / PDA access that allows you to discover the 3 nearest Geocaches for a given position. Returns rough bearing and range, precise lat/lon, description, and clue (ROT13 obfuscated by default).

WSE 2.0 Tech Preview


The technology preview of WSE 2.0 provides early access to new advanced Web services capabilities. New features include a policy framework, enhanced security model, message-oriented programming model, and support for multiple hosting environments.
[Microsoft Download Center]

WAP Is I Wrote This Mobile Forms App So That You Can

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I wrote this “Mobile Forms App” so that you can find the nearest Geocache by entering your latitude and longitude from your phone. When I try to access it from my Nokia 3590 (a cheap phone, but still…), I can’t load the form with the results because it’s “too large.” It’s 8K! Sheesh… MobileCapabilities.MaximumRenderedPageSize is 1397! Hmm is that “per card”? Breaking the page up into cards should be easy, if that solves it…


Free Webinar On ServiceOriented Architectures Wednesday July 16 11 AM

Free Webinar on Service-Oriented Architectures, Wednesday, July 16, 11 AM PDT (2 PM EDT)

Topic:             “Building a Service-Oriented Architecture”
Speaker:         Daryl Plummer, Gartner Group Vice President
Date:              Wednesday, July 16, 2003
Time:              2:00 pm Eastern / 11:00 am Pacific, 1 hr. in length
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M7 is a nice product that we gave a Jolt Productivity Award to this year. That’s all I know about this, but it’s a timely topic and the price is certainly right.

Wheres The Outrage Bob Dole 1996

“Where’s the outrage?” – Bob Dole, 1996.

I Have About 500 Albums Which Is Small For A Music Fan With WM9s 2131 Lossless Compression Call It 120GB 500 Albums

I have about 500 albums, which is small for a music fan. With WM9’s 2:1-3:1 lossless compression, call it 120GB (500 albums * .6 uncompressed GB / album * 1 compresssed GB / 2.5 uncompressed GB). The Nomad Zen, which I think is today’s most capacious player, has 60GB of storage. Okay, I think I know one thing that will be on my Christmas 2004 Christmas list…

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Microsoft Reader Free eBooks: This week’s freebies are I Am Madame X by Gioia Diliberto, Open Innovation by Henry Chesbrough, and The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan.

RCA DCM215 Cable Modem Reset Technique If You Lose Your Cable Connectivity Try Resetting Your Power By Physically Removing

RCA DCM215 Cable Modem reset technique: if you lose your cable connectivity, try resetting your power by physically removing the plug at the power supply (not just at the back of the modem). Apparently, this is a known issue with (at least) this particular modem.

Matrix-style table tennis

Via Fazed, a really funny japanese table tennis video…. via [Curiosity is bliss]

This is much, much better than The Matrix Reloaded.