This Week is TechEd Week

Like Christmas, it comes once a year and you get loads of presents that you didn’t know you wanted!  Yes, that’s right, Microsoft’s TechEd Europe is back, and this year it’s in Barcelona, Spain!  I’m writing this post at around 4am as I’m just about to leave for the airport.  My company’s got a booth…

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Mythbusting – “Commenting on Blogs increases you PR”

It used to be the case that when commenting on a blog that had a high Google PageRank, you’d get a high quality link back to your own site which would help you rise through the Goggle rankings.  However, since people realised that they were losing their own hard-earned PageRank through allowing this, more and…

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Semiologic Watch

Way-hay!  Semiologic’s site is back up again, but STILL without any explanation of why it went down!

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Semiologic site down again!

I just started on the planning needed to upgrade my site to the latest version of WordPress (2.3.1) and wanted to be sure that the Semiologic theme that I use will be supported.  Strangely, there’s nothing on the WordPress site one way or the other (which is surprising for such a popular theme) so I…

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Microsoft Does It Again!

We all love to hate Microsoft but I think it does us good sometimes to find new reasons why! 🙂 I wanted to build a fairly simple ActiveX control recently and decided to brush up my VC++ skills (since I’ve been using almost exclusively C#.Net for the past 2 years).  So I dutifully fired up…

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What’s your Motivation?

I’ve had several emails from my subscribers asking me what my motivation is for creating this blog.  Well, I can finally reveal ( 😉 ) that I’m writing this to encourage me to to keep learning – and this is a powerful motivator! I’ve done a lot of personal development in the past, and one of…

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