Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Windows Mobile Live Search Speech Recognition

A wonderful thing finally happened.  The live search mobile app (in my opinion, one of the reasons to own a smartphone), now has speech recognition.  On my old Cingular 2125, it was a huge pain to type in addresses, businesses.  … Continue reading

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Computer for the kitchen?

 [via on10] Interesting idea – but when’s the last time you looked at a well-used recipe book?  Covered in various ingredients.  Voice recognition perhaps?  Even though I think there is a place for this kind of thing, and that a … Continue reading

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The Problem with Programming

This is a great article in which Bjarne Stroustrup, the inventor of the C++ programming language, defends his legacy and examines what’s wrong with most software code. (via Jason Pontin).  Very interesting (bit long – but well worth reading)

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Google emails a worm

Hey, Apple gets to ship worms, it’s only fitting that Google emails them.  I only wish Microsoft hadn’t done a similar thing a long time ago (but at least it was a long time ago).  How often does this happen?!?

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Loading a registry hive for a computer that no longer boots

So the question came up today of how to export some keys from a system that doesn’t boot anymore.  I think I learned this trick from a document by Jeffrey Belt on the shell team, but here’s the official documentation. … Continue reading

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WMI Tools

So I’ve been learning about some other tools for visualizing WMI.  Most of them are centered around getting you some WMI code to run.  That’s great, and I might eventually add some features like that, but I think that WMI … Continue reading

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Kanoodle makes me .33$

Well after a little bit, putting Kanoodle adds on my blog has made me .33$.  Most of my readers are using RSS and they don’t show up there, so there are very few impressions anyway.  But still – 33 cents … Continue reading

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