TechEd Technical Tracks Summary, Updated

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There are 14 core tracks and 2 virtual tracks at TechEd this year, which will cover more than 1,000 sessions. In case you’re wondering, a virtual track is a collection of sessions or labs that share a common theme but span several tracks. Microsoft has revised the technical tracks slightly since my... Read more

Expression products now part of MSDN

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When Microsoft announced the new Expression product line, a decision was made to keep these out of the MSDN subscriptions. The theory behind this was that these tools are designed for graphics designers and didn’t have a place in the MSDN subscriptions. This decision was widely criticized by the development... Read more

GWB Conversion to Subtext

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Jeff just recently posted that the conversion of Geekswithblogs.net from .Text to Subtext is back underway. I am really looking forward to seeing the conversion complete. Subtext has a lot of great features and has a very active development community. I’m sure GWB will be converting to Subtext 1.9... Read more

Joe Wells leaving Sunbelt

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For those of you who have been following my blog, you should remember that I used to work at a local computer security company, Sunbelt Software. Just over a year ago, Joe joined Sunbelt a their Chief Scientist for Security Research. (Disregard the date on the press release,... Read more

Xbox 360 Elite

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Microsoft just announced the Xbox 360 Elite gaming console. The Elite version has a price tag of $479.99 and includes the following: Xbox 360 Elite console Premium black finish 3 core processors 1080p support, 16:9 cinematic aspect ratio anti-aliasing full surround sound HDMI output DVD playback with upscaling capabilities Xbox... Read more