What would you do if Microsoft went bankrupt, and Windows became an orphan product?

This is a copy of what I’ve posted on the Daniweb forums in the JEM Report forums, and in the Semi Accurate Forums. I rather expect that in several of these places it’s likely to start a flame war – however I think it’s a valid question. This question covers Windows only. I know Microsoft […]

What would you do if Microsoft went bankrupt, and Windows became an orphan product?

This is a copy of what I’ve posted on the Daniweb forums in the JEM Report forums, and in the Semi Accurate Forums. I rather expect that in several of these places it’s likely to start a flame war – however I think it’s a valid question. This question covers Windows only. I know Microsoft […]

Be a Martian – Part One

Caltech/NASA JPL have a new website: Be a Martian. The aim – a drum up interest in the Mars project. The problem, well read these words: This site was created under a Memorandum of Understanding between NASA/JPL-Caltech and Microsoft. Yep Silverlight. Silverblight. Silverlie. Whatever you want to call it. This was mentioned on Groklaw where […]

Visual Studio add-on for Windows devs to target Macs and Linux

Here’s an interesting concept. Mary-Jo Foley reports that Novell has released a Visual Studio add-on so that .NET developers can target Linux and Macs. This raises several issues: 1) Are there really any .NET developers out there? No, I’m serious. I did a survey a while back on a couple of websites where developers hang […]

Visual Studio add-on for Windows devs to target Macs and Linux

Here’s an interesting concept. Mary-Jo Foley reports that Novell has released a Visual Studio add-on so that .NET developers can target Linux and Macs. This raises several issues: 1) Are there really any .NET developers out there? No, I’m serious. I did a survey a while back on a couple of websites where developers hang […]

Monster Cable

I bought a new Fender Stratocaster today. It was quite a search, and I ended up with a beautiful Left Handed Standard Strat in Candy Apple Red with a Maple neck. I ended up visiting a lot of stores to find exactly what I needed. Now any musicians among you will be shaking your heads. […]