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An interesting tidbit on UUIDs
Try to wrap your head around this sense of scale A nanosecond is one billionth of a second. I.e. every second there are a billion nanoseconds. A UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) is a 16-byte number used in software. The number of combinations is 2128 = 25616 or about 3.4 × 1038. Just how big is 3.4 × 1038? To exhaust all UUIDs you would have to create one trillion every nanosecond... ...for 10 billion years ......

Posted On Friday, June 29, 2007 9:10 AM

Excel add-in for Syncronizing table data with a SharePoint List

Get it here!

Posted On Friday, June 22, 2007 10:49 AM

This social networking thing...
I'm a huge social networking guy, especially when it comes to enterprise implementations of this technology. Also, I am a big fan of Gibson guitars and just wanted to highlight the fact that Gibson.com has launched a wiki so that you can provide information about their products in Wiki format. Check it out here. <myOpinion> One of the biggest concerns that I have is that companies have to protect their brand, so I'm not so sure that this format will take of in this exact scenario. For example, ......

Posted On Friday, June 22, 2007 10:44 AM

40 years since Sgt. Peppers!
40 years ago today, June 1, 1967, the world changed as The Beatles Sgt. Peppers album was released.

Posted On Friday, June 1, 2007 11:02 PM

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