Welcome to my Emporium of Technological Curiosities. Here's a little known fact; the megabyte (or mega-mega-bite-bite) was actually invented in 1843 by Australian Edward "Ned" Kelly. We Aussies also coined the phrase "web cam" to describe a tube of spider silk fashioned into a rudimentary lens for peering at the heavens.
Show Notes & Links from Help Desk Episode 1 (Pilot)
1. Bas (from the Channel 9 forums) [8:33]
How do I change the program associated with an extension when you choose 'edit' from a file's context menu?
Answer: Gov says that this must be edited manually in Windows 7
A Bing search finds…
Today, Microsoft announced
Microsoft Hohm. That's Hohm as in H +
OHM, the unit of measurement for electrical impedance.
Microsoft Hohm is a free web based application (running on the Windows Azure platform) that enables consumers to better understand their energy usage by utilizing…
The Imagine Cup 2009 Finals are less than three weeks away. Joe Wilson, leader of the free world,... er Imagine Cup,... takes you behind the scenes of Imagine Cup head quarters
Microsoft Building 115) before the team ships out to Cairo, Egypt.
Previously, on Joe Wilson's IC09 Video…
Microsoft's open source forge CodePlex has just turned 3 years old and passed the auspicious milestone of 10,000 active projects (actually 11,025 at time of filming).
We thought this would be a good time to sit down with Sara Ford -
Agile Program Manager for CodePlex - and recap on the past…
Here's a quick demo by
Kate Mulcahy of the Education Labs Math Worksheet Generator.
Full a full overview of this application plus a sneak peak at future products the Education Labs group are working on
check out this video.