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.
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).
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 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… […]
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 Registration: http://www.m7.com/gartnerseminar.html ” M7 is a nice product that we gave a Jolt […]
“Where’s the outrage?” – Bob Dole, 1996.
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 […]
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 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.
Via Fazed, a really funny japanese table tennis video…. via [Curiosity is bliss] This is much, much better than The Matrix Reloaded.