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In 1997 I built something. A few years later, the company failed. And this year, it will ship as a core part of Windows 2015. Here's the story:
In 1997, I was part of a tiny team that created an innovative product. The company failed - but the technology lived on. In 2015 - 18 years later - it will ship as a core part of every Windows 10 desktop. This is its story.The technology in question is currently called Microsoft App-V. It protects a Windows desktop, giving it the stability that Unix and Mac OS-X systems enjoy. At the Build 2015 conference, Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 ...
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Geek friends - a (short) new article I wrote on reducing cyclomatic complexity:
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Writing better code: Part 1 - Containing state
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Defensive programming, using Oracle as an example (and I released a new open source library that .NET Oracle programmers should check out):
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Yes, in .NET. While everyone was not paying attention, .NET has become not only the best technology platform, not only the best cross-platform technology platform, but the best open source cross platform technology platform too. People are so, so missing the boat on .NET.
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Living in the future over here...
For the past six months I've been working with the Learning Machine team in Dallas - while living in Santiago, Chile. Several remote tools help, but the newest and most powerful one is the Double telepresence robot.Remote video tools like Skype have become standard business tools and they are highly effective. Telepresence ups the game still further, giving you access to a robot body you can control though the Internet. The Double is a breakthrou...
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.NET coder friends: I have a contact who's looking to have some SQL Server exposed as a web service and I'm too busy to get to it in time. If you're interested, let me know.
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A quick start to a little series I'm writing on improving software quality...  For the geek friends :)
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    Physics, 1988 - 1992
  • Singularity University
    Exponential Technologies (Executive Program), 2010 - 2010
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