On the road at CES and the buzz on Office 2010 is remarkable for PowerPoint 2010, especially the new video and image tools.
You can find all of the Office Casual videos under the Office Casual tag on C9 and also at the Office Casual series blog at
Eric Schmidt drops by to tell stories about the NBCOlympics.com site launch and answer a few questions from the viewers.
Why is it US Only? Where is the FullScreen mode? How does the streaming work? Why choose to run on a beta? Will we see the same coverage in upcoming Olympics?
NBCOlympics.com is one of the most ambitious projects on the web and one of the largest Silverlight applications today. Eric Schmidt takes us on a technical tour of how the site works and how it was built with
Silverlight 2 and Windows Media.
Several RiSE researchers will present their latest joint work at the upcoming Principles of Programming
Languages (POPL'09) conference (non RiSE authors are marked with *):
Tayfun Elmas*, Shaz Qadeer, and Serdar Tasiran will present: A Calculus of Atomic…
A new Facebook Group for "Friends of the Blue Monster" is here. If you're not familiar with Microsoft's unofficial mascot, called the Blue Monster, here's a little background info: a blogger,
Hugh MacLeod, drew the creature, which he then offered to his friend and Microsoft…
The purpose of the website at share.opml.org is to gather a community of RSS subscription lists, in OPML format, and aggregate them in interesting way. An OPML file is essentially a list of the RSS feeds you subscribe
to in your preferred RSS reader. Most RSS readers offer a way for you to export…
A freeware application for Windows called
PicMe, scans your PC for your digital photos and then displays them in 3D stacks, like a digital shoe box. You can use PicMe to browse through your photos but you can also use the application to share them with your friends by using the integrated…
In June, a new, special edition Zune will be launched to coordinate with a new DVD about the band,
Joy Division. The Zune will be designed by
Peter Saville, who is also responsible for the Joy Division album covers. No artwork is available yet, but
Engadget put up a hopeful mockup of what they…
Steve Clayton just found some great links for those interested in
Live Mesh - screencasts! Available from the "Learn More" section of the Mesh homepage, these screencasts show you how certain aspects of Live Mesh work:
See "devices working together" in action
Yesterday, the Live Mesh team surprised everyone by
opening up the service to all and today they’ve gone mobile. That’s right – it’s official – the mobile portal is now available at m.mesh.com. From this mobile website, you can access all your meshified folders and files from your browser and read…