Month: January 2006

Wireless USB

I was reading the notes from the CES conference and saw the tag wireless usb. I did not think much about it. Because I thought they were talking about usb wireless cards (which have been around for a bit). I just saw this post (wireless usb) on and now realize what they were talking about. It is the ability to …

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A friend of mine is currently in the process of writing a AJAX .NET book. He is expecting a May / June release. The publishing company released a summary of the contents of the book today. Head on over to Apress and view the upcoming “Pro Ajax and the .NET 2.0 Platform” summary. Dan keeps his blog ( up to date …

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Share Point Alternative

I have had a few people ask me questions on some open-source or alternative portal sites to sharepoint. I have seen a few linux based systems that perform similar tasks to sharepoint but nothing that was on the windows side. Until recently, I ran across ( Alfresco is a great project that allows for a good alternative. I was able to …

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Not Blogging

Well I got some flack the other day about not posting to my blog. I will have to make up for that in the next few days. So get ready for some more strange, rude, and possibly informative posts.

CD / DVD Media Life Span

I just read this interesting article about the life span of CD media. (,aid,124312,00.asp?GT1=7645) They are determining that the life of a burned CD is not that long, and that you should either reburn the media every few years or use Tape. Over the course of the last few years, I have gone away from tape. This is due to Tape …

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Movie Theaters and Money

I am working with a client that deals in Film and has a business model around film community. I just read a great blog post on how theaters make their money. It was very interesting to me and I thought I would share with the rest of you.

ISO tools

I seem to be doing more lately with ISO files. These are disk image files (Definition). I have had 2 instances in the last two days that I have needed to either burn an ISO image (CD and DVD) and also extract files from an ISO image. In the past I have just relied on gold old Nero to handle this …

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Windows Vulnerability

There is a new windows vulnerability (Security Bulletin) that effects all windows users. This issue is very interesting because a user does not have to do anything other than view a web page or email that contains an infected image. As of this moment Microsoft does not have a fix or patch for this issue, however there are a few work …

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