Some great quotes in here – only Morgan Freeman could get away with saying them and I wonder what this will do even to his reputation. Freeman notes there is no "white history month," and says the only way to get rid of racism is to "stop talking about it." "I am going to stop… Continue reading Morgan Freeman calls Black History Month ‘ridiculous’
My favorite thing to do on Christmas eve – the Norad Santa Tracker. They put up cool videos as Santa visits different countries. This year they have a printable map of the earth so you can track Santa yourself. I love the scientific explainations. For example… "The moment our radar tells us that Santa… Continue reading Norad Santa
I can remember when Oracle wouldn’t even acknowledge Microsoft had a database product. It hasn’t been that long ago. What a change. Oracle has been taking a beating because newer open-source competitors such as MySQL, and other larger competitors such as Microsoft and IBM, are aggressively targeting the market. “Mostly, the biggest competitor is Microsoft,… Continue reading Oracle’s DB Sales Disappoint – due to Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Luke checks out the house. Unfortunately a wall broke, but still a funhouse.
For WinFS’s Beta 1 / Sql Server 2005 RTM, work took Aubrey and I to Whistler. They put us up at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, very nice. I got a little snowboarding in and Aubrey got a very nice pedicure. Every time I go there, I’m overwhelmed by how large the mountains are. It spent… Continue reading Whistler
I know this is very late in coming, but better late than never, right? We spent Thanksgiving at my parents in Gridley and had a wonderful time. Some highlights: Grace, Luke, Brian buildling graham cracker "gingerbread" houses. Going to the mountains and getting a Christmas Tree – very cold, but Grace and Luke loved it.… Continue reading Thanksgiving
Grant points to this even crazier guy. As if rock climbing weren’t dangerous enough, now they race!
LUA, Least-priveleged user account – another term for running your account in the User security group rather than the Administrator group, is getting press from eweek. Looks like Microsoft is trying to help developer learn to write LUA aware code. Includes a link to a website with lot’s of information on running as non-admin. Please,… Continue reading Mr. LUA Goes to Washington
This "russian climbing" video is amazing! He’s doing stuff I’ve only seen in movies or video games and didn’t think were possible.
MSN Spaces now supports posting from W.Bloggar desktop blogging application! I love rich clients or smart clients or whatever they decide to call them this week.