Blogs I read

This blog is mostly about my Microsoft server technologies and things I encounter in my day job in IT.  To keep up with this field I am subscribed to a number of blogs and I try to set aside some time to read the latest posts each day.  But since I am blogging I also […]

VMWare ESX 3.5 – How Do I Open Firewall Ports?

I’ve scored myself a gutsy server with VMWare ESX 3.5 running on it and have been toying with it a little tonight. I’m fortunate to work right next to some of the world’s finest VMWare specialists, some even scoring as much as 70% on their VCP exam. One of them also writes a blog from […]

Web sites know your OS, right?

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I’m no programmer but I’ve seen demonstrations of web page code that allows a web site to detect your operating system, browser version, and other details that annoy privacy nutters.  The sites can then (if they feel like it I suppose) use that information to tailor the web content to suit the client (eg, why […]

Bill Gates’ last day at Microsoft

Video: Bill Gates Last Day CES Clip

5 ways Windows Live Writer improves your WordPress posting

I am posting this using Windows Live Writer, a free application from Microsoft that you can use for writing your blog posts and publishing them to WordPress, Windows Live Spaces, SharePoint, and many other blogging platforms. I hadn’t considered trying Windows Live Writer until I read this post on BloggingTips.com. That day I downloaded the […]

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