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Jannik Anker .NET developer blog March 2006 Entries
Buzzaire - Metered Dose Caffeine Inhaler
ThinkGeek offers a lot of weird and very, very geeky stuff to the geeks in all of us. But this new thingy takes the prize: Buzzaire - Metered Dose Caffeine InhalerThis is insane - if someone needs an inhaler in order to get his/her caffeine buzz, he/she should go see a doctor. In fact, anyone willing to spend money on such a device should go see that doctor ASAP.I'll admit that the idea is funny, and that it is indeed ultrageeky to own a gadget such as this. But hey, how about brewing some normal ......

Posted On Friday, March 31, 2006 7:53 AM

Patents v. Microsoft
Via Dave Shea @ mezzoblue:"Who's affected? Well, do you use the <OBJECT> element? Then, potentially, you are. Sites that embed PDF, Flash, QuickTime, Windows Media, or RealPlayer files will all get hit by this.What happens? The page loads, but the controls are disabled by default. In order to activate them, the user must click on them first.Bad for advertisers? Yep. Bad for CMS/eCommerce vendors that rely on ActiveX controls? Yep. Bad for media sites? You bet. Bad for Adobe? Of course.Really, ......

Posted On Friday, March 31, 2006 6:28 AM

Get a free USB drive...
Via Mark Harrison:

"A free USB flash drive from Microsoft ... the only catch is that you have to take a very quick 4-question quiz about MS licensing."

Posted On Thursday, March 2, 2006 6:47 AM

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