Oxford Word Of The Year: Locavore

Locavore …. clearly like carnivore, or omnivore …. something you eat …. a habit more than a diet …. but what’s a “Loc”? It ends up that the Loc means, roughly, “Location” as the word of the year’s definition...

Chuck Norris Political Ad

I remember when all the Chuck Norris “Facts” were going around a few years back, that the man himself went through several stages of acceptance of the whole fad.  Well it looks like he has come around and actually is having some fun with it now. This...

VS2008 on Vista x64

Last VS2008 post, I promise …. If you are installing on Vista, especially if you have a 64-bit version, and especially if you’ve installed the beta versions – then a few things may happen. First rule of installing / uninstalling something is to...

Visual Studio 2008 plug-ins (warning Silverlight 1.1)

VS2008 install notes: Took about 1 hour and 15 minutes to install (not bad really – way less than the Visual Studio 2005 SP1). But, if you are installing VS2008 to get at Silverlight 1.1, hold off for a little while and stick with VS2008 Beta2 – the...

Visual Studio 2008 Ships

<geek_speak> The blogscape is alive with posts – start your downloaders (p.s. if you keep getting bounced using Internet Explorer, try Firefox (it has a different download manager))….....