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Scott Kuhl Warning: I may have no idea what I am talking about! March 2006 Entries
Sell Your Used Computer Books

Barnes & Noble has a new buyback service. Just enter you ISBN to get the amount, then print their label and send it to them on their dime.

Posted On Thursday, March 30, 2006 10:35 AM

Hooked on Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff sings Hooked on a Feeling.

Posted On Thursday, March 30, 2006 5:56 AM

Which Laptop Should I Buy?

I am way overdue for a new laptop. I am current running a 6 year old Inspiron. So my question is, what laptop should I buy and from where?

Posted On Wednesday, March 29, 2006 9:26 AM

Office 2007 Video Preview

We're beyond screenshots at this point. You can view a video of the new Office interface here.

Posted On Wednesday, March 29, 2006 9:20 AM

Expert C# 2005 Business Objects, Second Edition Now Available

The next edition of Rockford Lhotka's best selling series utilizing his CSLA framework is now available as an eBook from Apress.

Posted On Monday, March 27, 2006 11:01 AM

The ajaxWrite According to Michael

Michael Robertson is taking another shot at Microsoft with ajaxWrite, an online word processor. I'm not going to tear apart ajaxWrite or praise it. Specifically I have a problem when Michael puts on his sales weasel hat and fails to compare apples to apples.

Posted On Thursday, March 23, 2006 9:34 AM

Portable Xbox

Here it comes??? All I can say is, it better have a big hard-drive (30GB+). Stupid PSP.

Posted On Wednesday, March 22, 2006 6:10 AM

No Windows Vista Under The X-Mas Tree

Looks like Microsoft is pushing the release back to 2007. Nooooooooo! Now what we will do for Chrismas?

Posted On Wednesday, March 22, 2006 6:06 AM

What I Would Like To See In Live

Gadgets that interface with Exchange server for mail, tasks and calendar.

Posted On Tuesday, March 21, 2006 10:16 AM

Windows Live Developer Center

In Microsoft's ongoing battle with Google (and Yahoo!) to become your first stop on the internet, they have finally started to utilize their greatest asset. Not Office or Windows, but the developers, developers, developers.

Posted On Tuesday, March 21, 2006 9:52 AM

Atlas March CTP Now Available

The March CTP of atlas went online about 10 minutes ago. The site has had some work done, including new documentation. This release now includes a go live license.

Posted On Monday, March 20, 2006 9:11 AM

Brisco County Jr. is Online!

AOL has the greatest show ever: Bruce Campbell in the Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

Posted On Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:27 AM

Amazon S3 - Simple Storage Service

Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.

Posted On Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:06 AM

McDonald's Training Video Re-mix

Someone got their hands on a McDonald's training video and did a remix. See it here.

Posted On Wednesday, March 15, 2006 10:34 AM

Missouri Family Attractions

If you live in the Missouri area and your looking for something different to do with your kids, try the Family Attractions Card.

Posted On Tuesday, March 14, 2006 6:06 AM

Computers Have A Long Way To Go

This weekend at Target I saw a little girl, about 6 years old, sit down at the computer by the pharmacy. She started banging on the keys and said, “Look I'm fixing the computer.”

Posted On Monday, March 13, 2006 11:11 AM

SNL Hosed 2nd Week in St. Louis

Last week I missed most of Saturday Night Light because the high def feed was screwed up. This week the local news hosed me.

Posted On Monday, March 13, 2006 11:06 AM

Misleading Article Titles

Maybe I should have titled this post, Click Here For Free Money.

Posted On Monday, March 13, 2006 11:01 AM

Cubicles: The great mistake

Reviled by workers, demonized by designers, disowned by its very creator, it still claims the largest share of office furniture sales--$3 billion or so a year--and has outlived every "office of the future" meant to replace it. It is the Fidel Castro of office furniture.

Posted On Friday, March 10, 2006 11:43 AM

Amazon movie downloads are coming

It's been highly anticipated that Amazon would enter the movie-download business. But the long wait may be over as such an offering might finally be coming to a personal computer near you.

Posted On Friday, March 10, 2006 9:56 AM

How to use Web Site Administration Tool without installing VS 2005

This one is a tweak to ensure that you are able to Administer your ASP.NET 2.0 web-site *without* installing Visual Studio 2005 on your IIS Server.

Posted On Friday, March 10, 2006 9:35 AM

Learn To Use E-mail

I'm just venting on this one. Someone at work sent a message to everyone in Exchange. Then some other bozo hit reply to all with the message “Please remove me from this list.”

Posted On Friday, March 10, 2006 8:31 AM

Star Wars Holiday Special on YouTube

Watch the entire train wreck that was the Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) before Geoge Lucas gets it pulled from YouTube.

Posted On Thursday, March 9, 2006 11:36 AM

Design Philosophy - Microsoft vs. Apple

Read Switched On: The contractor and the architect

Posted On Thursday, March 9, 2006 10:30 AM

iTunes Agent - Sync Non-iPods With iTunes

Don't own an iPod but want to sync with iTunes? Get iTunes Agent, an open-source project written in .NET 2.0 before Apple shuts them down.

Posted On Thursday, March 9, 2006 10:23 AM

Unearthed Monty Python Footage From 1975

KERA-TV in Dallas was the first PBS station to broadcast Monty Python's Flying Circus, and it was the Pythons' first stop in the US after the premier of Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Los Angeles in 1975. This interview footage first aired live on KERA that year, and hasn't been seen by the public since. It was discovered on an old reel that had been saved by an engineer, and as you can see, it cuts off after about 14 minutes... the engineer taped over the rest. It's a look at the group b

Posted On Wednesday, March 8, 2006 7:58 AM

Geek Fight Club

An unlikely group of Silicon Valley software engineers has a bizarre hobby. As Bill Schechner reports, it involves clobbering each other with everything from toilet seats to baking pans.

Posted On Wednesday, March 8, 2006 7:56 AM

Real Life Simpsons Intro

Someone has recreated the Simpsons intro with live actors.

Posted On Tuesday, March 7, 2006 6:13 AM

Newsvine is Live

Looks like newsvine.com is out of beta. Think of it as a merge of Google News and Digg.

Posted On Friday, March 3, 2006 9:27 AM

Free CSS Templates

Looking for a good CSS template to start with?

Posted On Thursday, March 2, 2006 10:20 AM

Bypass Automated Response

Next time you need to call customer service and you don't want to use the interactive voice response system use gethuman to find the escape code to talk to an operator.

Posted On Thursday, March 2, 2006 10:02 AM

Load Wikipedia To Your iPod

You can now download all of Wikipedia and put in on your iPod.

Posted On Wednesday, March 1, 2006 9:04 AM

Lottery Odds

The numbers on the Mega Ball are 1 - 46. But on the back of the ticket, it says your odds of picking the Mega Ball are 1 in 75. Can someone explain this?

Posted On Wednesday, March 1, 2006 8:53 AM

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