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Instead of working on my 10K SMart coding challenge, like I should be. I instead took about 20 minutes and banged out a couple of wallpapers for my iPhone in honor of MIX 09 using Expression Design using the art from the MIXtify section. If you want them, just grab them. Enjoy.
One for the MIX 09 foks...
And one for the 10K ...
I'm getting ready to head out the door for MIX 08. Looks like the weather here in Atlanta may be a little nasty. I'll be twittering along the way. I'm looking forward to hitting the tables at MIX, once the Sandbox is open. I had started a Flotzam restyle, but only did a little on the Digg template.
I was just ...
Edward Tufte, master presenter, author and information design visionary will be in Atlanta on March 24th and 25th. If you haven't seen him, register here. You also get all four of his books included in the price. I'll be here and if I can go, possibly we could have a meetup with Professor Tufte ...
Whenever the discussion comes to new technology and why would an organization risk using new technology, I think that Wayne Gretzky, yes the hockey player, got it right with this quote.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where it has been.
Just swap ''puck'' with ''technology'' and ...
I've now got a twitter account. Follow my twitter updates at http://twitter.com/IdeaKitchn or if you'd like here's a RSS feed.
I thought I'd put together a list of predictions for MIX 08. Some could happen, some will happen and some could not happen, you decide!
Steve Ballmer gives Keynote in black turtleneck and jeans.
IE 8 demo
IE 8 uses the ''Office Ribbon'' toolbar.
Popfly version 2.0, now with DLR
Expression Design running on a ...
Join all of us and our host, Shawn Wildermuth, for discussions from the Oracle SOA suite (it's not limited to just Microsoft technologies) to SilverLight (Shawn) to LINQ (Jim). Join us for food, brew and conversation. RSVP here! http://www.geekdinners.com/geekdinners/DinnerInstance.aspx?id=3
See you Thursday at ...
The good people over at Lab49 (New York's finest WPF consultancy) have a contest focused on using WPF in finance. I've long felt that WPF is a perfect match for the financial market, due to the rich visualization needs and the shear amount of data. So here's your chance to take their data and build something ...
Tonight was the Visual Studio 2008 InstallFest at the Atlanta Microsoft office. I was lucky enough to be the guy that got to wear ''the Master Chief Armour''. Putting it on took some help, but once it was on you felt like you just wanted to smack some Covenant butt. Here's the process of putting on the MJOLNIR Armour. ...
Tonight at the Microsoft office here in Atlanta there going to be nothing but fun at the monthly .NET group meeting. Doug Turnure, (our local Microsoft Dev Evangelist) will be giving free copies of Visual Studio 2008 (pro) to the 150 people in the door. So bring your laptop, desktop or tablet PC to load up Visual Studio. If ...