Verizon DSL redirects bad URL requests

I use Verizon DSL.  Verizon just activated a service that gets their DNS server to lie in response to requests for non-existent domain names.  Instead of returning…

Visual Studio 2008 RTM today

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 is done, and can be downloaded today to MSDN Professional subscribers. See a previous post for some of the most exciting features of…

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 to ship this month

In a press release today, Microsoft announced it will ship Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 this month. This is a truly remarkable landmark release.  My…

WPF Gmail clone: end of the road

Due to patent and copyright concerns and trying to avoid any trouble from Google, I cannot release the source code to the WPF Gmail clone sample.  I…

Advertising bubble to burst or a new tax: take your pick

The dot-com bubble burst I fully expected the dot-com bubble to burst.  The entire premise driving all the enormous bank loans, the promise of huge returns from…

Back to Blogger

I left Blogger back in October 2005 to switch to Community Server as my blogging platform.  I had the fortune of working at an institution that was…

An update on the cloned Gmail interface using WPF

I’ve spent a couple dozen hours now working into the details of the Gmail clone I began about a month ago. I’ve been learning more of the…

New WPF developer clones Gmail interface in 4 hours

[Update: A newer screenshot available on a more recent post] Although Visual Studio 2005 and the appropriate extension can enable WPF development, with the release of beta…

SPSS.NET wrapper library now hosted on CodePlex

The C# library I wrote that wraps SPSS IO library (spssio32.dll) for managed applications is now hosted on CodePlex.  It hasn’t been developed much in the last…

Finally, an OpenID provider that takes Information Cards as authentication

I don’t know why this took so long to surface.  And maybe it just took a while to discover.  But honestly I don’t know why there is…