What has Jim Newkirk been up to?
I remember reading someone posting a comment to a blog saying that Microsoft hired people like Jim Newkirk only to keep them from doing stuff for the community. Not so. If you want to know what Jim has been doing, check out his blog entry today: http://blogs.msdn.com/jamesnewkirk/archive/2006/05/16/598935.aspx
Oh, and he's got some impressive help as well: http://www.agileprogrammer.com/dotnetguy/archive/2006/05/16/14807.aspx