Random Thoughts

My thoughts about life, coding, science, technology and other stuff

Give a dog a bone – over the internet

This guys setup a feeder for his dog you can trigger over the internet.

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May 19, 2006 Posted by | Technology | Leave a comment

Super Mario Brothers Themepark

Student Noah Shibley, one of the developers of a "Super Mario Brothers Themepark" is planning a funland where you strap into a bungee-corded parachute harness and bounce off the head of cartoonish turtles and up and down giant steps, accompanied by Super Mario Brothers boing boing noise with every step

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May 15, 2006 Posted by | Gaming, Technology | Leave a comment

Search on Microsoft main page doesn’t work in Firefox

I tried this on two different computers. I go http://www.microsoft.com and enter "office" in the search box in the upper right and click Search. In Firefox absolutely nothing comes back but it works fine in IE. However, if I search again in FF from the page it brought me to, it does work. So the question is: Is this a bug or an undocumented feature?

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May 12, 2006 Posted by | Technology | Leave a comment

Singularity – The c# OS

In existing systems, safe code is an exotic newcomer who lives in a huge, luxurious home in an elegant, gated community with its own collection of services. Singularity, in contrast, has architected a single world in which everyone can be safe, with performance comparable to the unsafe world of existing systems.

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May 8, 2006 Posted by | Coding | Leave a comment

Skype Wrapper for .NET Beta

The Skype Wrapper for .NET Starter Kit includes a managed code wrapper and three samples for the Skype API that enables developers to connect and consume Skype services inside .NET applications.

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May 5, 2006 Posted by | Coding | Leave a comment