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Masking bugs with dual processors

A while back, I had to track down a bizarre bug in a test build. A tester reported that on his...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/03/2006

Ballmer's enthusiasm

As always seems to happen around the time of Microsoft's annual company meeting, it's relatively...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/24/2006

More Zune Info

David Caulton is blogging about Zune at http://www.zunester.com/. He's posted about codec and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/20/2006

Creating write-only code: the Reference (&) Operator

Write-only code is a term used to describe code that can easily be written, but that no one but the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/19/2006

Move to Zune team

I clearly haven't written anything in here in forever. In March of this year, my family and I moved...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/17/2006

Reserved fields

Via Larry Osterman's recent series on concurrency, I ran across an older post from Raymond Chen on...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/31/2005

New baby

This past week was my first week back to work following my paternity leave for my newly adopted son....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/08/2005

Frustrations with AIM and Trillian

For a couple of years, I’ve used Trillian for my instant messaging client. I’ve stopped...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/13/2005

Reloading the .NET performance counters

On my laptop running XP SP2, I noticed that Process Explorer wasn't highlighting .NET processes...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/17/2004

TV as relaxation

Many people, when they come home from a long day at work, sit down in front of the TV to unwind. It...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/28/2004

Another IPTV partner

Yesterday at IBC, Microsoft announced another partner for our IPTV services: Telecom Italia. The...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/11/2004