The Wall Street Journal has a good article on what they call a cultural change at Microsoft, which they essentially credit to Jim Allchin and Amitabh Srivastava. Hmmm… Srivastava is certainly respected technically, but Allchin’s impending retirement seems to have triggered more glee than tears in the blogosphere. The criticism against Allchin seems to be […]
All week I’ve been trying to synch up Visual Studio versions with SQL Server versions. I finally got the right combo: first intall SQL Server 2005 September CTP (en SQL2005 STD Servers Sept2005.iso and en SQL2005 STD Tools Sept2005.iso) and then VS 2005 Team Suite Release Candidate (en vs 2005 team suite dvd rc.iso). Works […]
Philip Greenspun suggests the use of the mobile phone as identity and storage and an “appliance” into which the phone plugs as the general purpose computer used to perform “home” computing tasks (email, browsing, playing games, etc.) Having used Sun’s SunRay thin clients back in the dot-com days, I can attest to the user-friendliness of […]
Owen Braun discusses one of the new organizational features of OneNote 12 (multiple folders) and has a couple of screenshots.