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From Windows Live Mail:  "We respect your privacy. Active Search doesn’t read your emails. It scans them for keywords." Anyone want to clarify the difference between a computer reading your emails and scanning those emails for keywords?

It was raining today in SF, so I figured, "What a perfect day to reinstall Windows!" I've been running the Vista RC at home and the Vista RTM on a couple of work machines.  All in all, it's a good release.  But I decided last week that I'm not going...

Hey everybody... Remember Bell Labs?  Remember those guys?  Among many other inventions, they came up with the laser, fiber optics, C/C++, UNIX, the fax machine, mobile telephony, wi-fi (nee WaveLan), and an interesting little gadget some like to call "the transistor". In 2007, the company now called "AT&T" is a shell.  It's a...

[Updated 1/17/07 - 12:04am]Wanted to let everyone know that is was some kind of configuration problem on my machine and you can go ahead and buy Visual Studio Standard after all.A co-worker suggested getting rid of XNA Game Studio Express on my machine. I did that, but it didn't help....

There were four just in the last 24 hours, two of which were about 5 blocks from my place. Just letting you know that the situation looks worse than it has in decades.  That's what your police and government leadership have begotten this city.   See my last post on the subject....