Monthly Archives: May 2008

Silverlight/Office2007 Charity Thing…

Yes its advertising for Microsoft -but its for a good cause. “Microsoft Australia are running an interesting campaign to demo MS Office 2007 and raise money for charity at the same time. The premise is fairly simple. Users head over … Continue reading

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Twitter Up and Down Again

Looks like Twitter is going into the garage tonight. Its coughing a bit of blood at the moment so that may be a good thing for all of us twitticts.

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A Watched Process Boils Faster

It may not work for a pot or a kettle, but thanks to some operating systems giving the topmost focused window process a higher priority, it does work for computers. This will only really work If the process is graphically … Continue reading

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This Would Be Funny If It Wasn't All True

Possibly the best comic form summary of the CDO MBS scandal. (Sub-prime loans crisis.) Of note. SPV‘s is the general term for the more specific term of SIVs (Structured Investment Vehicles).  Expect to hear more about these in the future. They don’t mention that … Continue reading

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