Monthly Archives: October 2003

Paper weight.. anybody got a luggage zipper ?

Today is the last day. Tired but content. Had to pack all my stuff in the hotel. Came with nothing and am leaving with almost to much to carry. For a moment I considerd to use also the Sponge Bob … Continue reading 

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A sip from the webhose

Just back from the double session by Nikhil Kothari on creating web server controls. He’s absolutely the ultimate geek, the amount of really good and deep code he can pour out over his audience is unprecedented. As he is a … Continue reading 

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Milionare clients

Recently I blogged a little on one aspect the VS tools for office. Here at the PDC I saw version 2, which comes with Whidbey. And it’s a whole new ballgame. Behind the scenes there is still the office automation … Continue reading 

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Meet the experts.. and me

Tuesday night we had the oportunity to talk to the MS people in person. And there we were, face to face with Anders Hejlsberg, the C# man. I think the focussing light of my camera startled him a litle, it did … Continue reading 

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Anders is anders

Sometimes it can feel a little apocalyptical over here. Outside the skies are brownish red due to the fires nearby, inside I’ve just been to an exorcism by Doug Purdy. If you think Don Box does put a lot energy in … Continue reading 

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Where are the junkies ?

Are the dnj’s represented on some kind of way on the PDC ? I had expected a booth, but did not find anything or anybody yet.

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(Try to) make the connection

The network over here is really stressed, sometimes it’s just to frustrating to work with. It loos like everybody brought and their laptop and a PDA with WiFi. Trying to connect to the wireless my notebook always reports a couple … Continue reading 

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The new and the old

There is so much new content over here, and there are some many people blogging on that…. I’ll save that up. It’s gorgeous anyhow…. The one intriguing thing to me was that the Longhorn graphics engine is based on vector … Continue reading 

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Wish you were here

I think everybody made it to get here. And even more, every session I’ve been is overcrowded with people standing, sitting and even lying in front of the screen to get their share of all the new stuff

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Tablet PC, a multifunctional device

As seen on last nights book-party Jeroen from Holland told me about a new generation of fuel-cell batteries running on alcohol. “I’ll have a corona and my notebook would like a wodka”

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