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Edgardo Vega's Blog Making it through the day one post at a time August 2004 Entries
In Biztalk 2004 training...
I am in Biztalk 2004 training for the week. I might have some good stuff later in the week on this, but dont get excited. The plane ride into San Jose was nice and being able to tour San Fran for all of Sunday was very nice.

Posted On Monday, August 30, 2004 1:38 PM

Busy...
I have been really busy at work over the last few days. I have been reverse engineering how to work with these dumb terminals we have. Here is a picture of one: Currently we have a C program that was written internal and released, as far as I can tell, in 1999. They finally want to move away from the old system to a new one. The only problem is they want the new system to be compatible with the dumb terminals, to save money. So I have spent the last few day figuring the system out. For anyone that ......

Posted On Thursday, August 26, 2004 8:21 AM

Teaching .NET went wonderfully

My two day class went really well. With little less than 24 hour to prepare in, I think I did a good job. I even taught the move experienced guys in the group a thing or two. I enjoyed the experience and hopefully will have the opportunity to talk at other venues. In about six weeks I will be able to do a more advanced course for the group.

Thanks to all the people out there that gave me encouragement.

Posted On Monday, August 23, 2004 11:27 AM

'Star Wars' trilogy heads for DVD
Check it out USA today has the article: http://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2004-08-16-star-wars-dvd_x.htm

Posted On Wednesday, August 18, 2004 8:35 AM

Teaching my first .NET class

I was asked yesterday by my boss to teach a 2 day course on .NET for the group. The two day class starts today. Wish my luck I am a little nervous. Oh well I guess this is my first step in accomplishing my goal of giving presentations for INETA or at TechEd.

Posted On Wednesday, August 18, 2004 8:07 AM

PricewaterhouseCoopers Predicts Former Soviet Bloc Countries and Host Nation to Outperform at the 2004 Athens Games

I came across this over at Slate. PricewaterhouseCoopers have created a model to predict the medal counts. I wonder how accurate it will turn out to be.

Check it out: http://www.pwcglobal.com/extweb/ncpressrelease.nsf/docid/6F4863E26F5434FC85256EE7006BD177

Posted On Tuesday, August 17, 2004 10:26 AM

Nvidia revs GeForce 6600, 6600 GT

This card will give you 42fps on Doom 3  at 1600 x 1200 and 32-bit colour and for only $199. For the full story go the following link: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/08/12/nvidia_6600_gt/.

Looks like its time start thinking about moving to PCI Express.

Posted On Friday, August 13, 2004 10:41 AM

Isnt it sad...

Isnt it sad when you know more than the domain admins? As of this morning, I have to help them upgrade thier helpdesk software. Come on its and executable. And I already had to fix up a one of the higher ups laptop so that it could connect to the WLAN without any problems. Come on its not that hard.

Going to get some coffee...

Posted On Thursday, August 12, 2004 8:26 AM

Back from vacation
Portillo is the best ski resort I have ever been to! It was incredible. I was sking in deep powder all week long. I will be posting more about it later when I get my pictures back. I thought today would be a super busy day at work but my computer just crashed. It wont go back into Windows XP oh well time to go find the laptop support person.

Posted On Monday, August 9, 2004 10:05 AM

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