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 digg.com and now realize what they were talking about. It is the ability to …

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AJAX Book

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 (www.danwoolston.com) 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 (http://www.alfresco.org/) 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. (http://msn.pcworld.com/news/article/0,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. http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060105-5905.html

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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