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I usually just put my Zune into the mode where it plays all several thousand songs in a random order. Here's some commentary on what it played on my commute.(In order of Zune choice -- uninteresting ones excluded)Beatles "Eight Days a Week" -- yeah, never heard THAT one before. Single...

A couple of years ago I wrote a post called "WTF/E", wherein I republished a brilliant post from the Microsoft forums about the precursor to Silverlight, then called WPF/E. The author of that post went off on Microsoft because one of their devs mentioned that applications were something that "they'd...

My new PC was having a problem where I'd find it spending 15% (i.e. 60% of one of the 4 CPUs) on "System" in the task manager. Installing process explorer (a must have for any Windows user) on interrupts and deferred procedure calls (DPCs).Searching around didn't yield much, but I...

Bacon, as we can all agree, is mankind's greatest culinary achievement. However, it's generally messy, there's a lot of grease you need to clean out of the pan, it splatters the stovetop, etc.. Along comes my brother to ask, "Have you ever tried baking it in the oven?" I had...

The Death of PC gaming has been foretold countless times -- including by myself. Most recently, it's being claimed that Flash will be the PC gaming killer.. more on that below.But since I just bought a new PC that should play games pretty decently (specs to come, once it arrives),...