Jurassic Park, Here We Come

Scientists are mapping the DNA of the woolly mammoth.  They’re talking about how they could bring the animal back from extinction.  Seriously?  You saw that movie, right?  Yeah, sure, they were dinosaurs, but my guess is that a woolly mammoth could eat you too.  Maybe extinction was their ploy for... [Read More]

Silverlight Airlines with a ViewModel

Not long after I joined Microsoft, I was looking at the Silverlight Airlines code sample.  I was new to Silverlight, so I used this demo as a way to help learn Silverlight.  The demo app is pretty cool, and ScottGu showed it off at Mix, so I had seen it... [Read More]

The Dark Side of Seattle

When we moved to the greater Seattle area, we knew we’d be in for some rain.  They don’t call it Mt. Rainier for nothing – it’s rainier here than most places.  But there was an aspect of Seattle that we didn’t quite expect—the dark side of Seattle. I don’t mean... [Read More]

And the first to be pissed at Obama is...

This is a photo finish folks!  Obama was elected Tuesday night.  Friday, he held his first press conference and he managed to piss off 2 people pretty badly.When a reporter asked Obama if he had spoken with any ex-presidents since his election on Tuesday, he responded that he had spoken... [Read More]