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Another April fool's site. The helmet had me going for a bit though...

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/promotions/2008/spring/



Courtesy of the Windows Live Digital Memories Experience blog come instructions on clearing tag suggestions in Windows Live Photo Gallery. I'm glad for this because I've fat fingered a few tags into WLPG and have wanted to remove them for a while. It's basically an instruction for digging into the registry to delete the key(s) you wish to remove. I'm ......

So, now we officially know What brought Scoble to tears a few weeks ago. As has been speculated it is the Worldwide Telescope which will revolutionize the way we look at the universe. I am really looking forward to playing with this, it looks gorgeous. Congratulations to everyone who is involved. BTW, I have to second Robert on his review of Building ......

I got a huge laugh at this video from On10. Yup, it's really like that here ;-) ... Life At Microsoft, The Truth Revealed I've got to say that I did have to stop using Google as a verb and use search a lot more, as in search.live.com or course. Thanks to Rory for the link ......

Are you in the Bellevue/Seattle/Redmond area and looking for something to do tonight? One last geeky blast before you make it all up to the significant other via chocolates and flowers tomorrow? Well then head on down to the Crossroads Mall in Bellevue where Scott Hanselman is hosting a Seattle/Bellevue/Redmond nerd dinner, come one come all! Details ......

The Zune 2.0 will be available tomorrow, as well as the upgraded software for the original Zune 1.0 and the new Zune software. One of the coolest things for the new Zunes is the option to get free laser engraved artwork and custom text on the back of the Zune. Check out the details at Zune Insider and Cool Hunting. Lots of other cool info at Zune Insider ......

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Aug 07

Well, it's been a while since I last posted, it's been a crazy couple of months involving a move and a change of jobs.

This should be the last move for a long time...

Details to come.



Here are some funny videos about the new Windows Live Hotmail that has been released. I've been using it for a while it's it's very cool, and uptime is much better than what I've been seeing with Gmail lately.



I'm a bit late in posting this but check out the SuperHappyDevHouse Vancouver Edition tonight at Bryght headquarters. I'm not sure I can make it but if you're in Vancouver and up for some geek out fun, check it out... Nice gang those Bryght guys. More info here ......

It's been a long time since I last posted, I have been really bad lately I know. Work, life, changes on the horizon. You know how it is... Every once in a while for the past two years I have been getting comments about Gmail problems which I wrote about in the past. However, in the past few weeks I have been getting hammered with comments and mail concerning ......

As many of you may know, this year involves a change to the Daylight Savings Time system in the US and by extension, Canada and other countries worldwide. These changes are due to the US Energy Policy Act of 2005. The basic theory of all these changes is that by extending the DST window by four weeks, we will all save a little more energy by having ......

A picture of Chipis' was selected for today's photo feature on the blog Beyond Robson, which is a totally cool honour. You can check out the page here, the original photo is this one: If you're living in or visiting Vancouver Beyond Robson is a great resource for all the goings on around town, upcoming events, restaurant reviews and all sorts of fun ......

Holy cow! This is potentially very huge. Of course, since the drug is not under patent it does not appear like the drug companies are interested in funding clinical trials and this may need to be funded publicly instead. Who cares. Pull some money out of "defense" budgets and throw it towards some trials. We'll be saving allot of pain and suffering ......

So it looks like the dome on BC place has been repaired and inflated once again. Here are some before and after shots that I took recently. ......

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