Off Topic

my random and often incoherent thoughts that fall outside the other categories

Tell the FCC to keep the internet free and accessible for all

Without your support, the types of carriage disputes that cause national blackouts — like when CBS and Dish had a fight over thanksgiving — will come to the web.  Don’t let the cable companies turn the Internet into their package nightmares. Don’t let them censor your reach by hiding your website in an obscure or more expensive ‘package’. The web is designed to be open. Keep it this way. More than 700,000 Californians — and more than 8 million Americans…

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Project Spotlight: WCC

The WCC website was originally built as a frame site by EyeOpener Creative Communications, and represents some of the last to use web 1.0 styles.  This site wasn’t responsive, and the majority of my work on the site was creating new style sheets, adding functionality, and updating graphics, a not-too-insignificant overhaul.

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Clippy’s Revenge

So, I’ve committed to blogging more often. It’s not for lack of content that I’ve been quiet, my OneNote is full of two dozen stubs but I’ve been too busy to polish them up. That being said, here’s a fresh post that isn’t on that list, courtesy of my sister.

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Testing Early AntiSpyware Software

After Microsoft purchased GIANT Company Software, Inc. in 2004 (ahem, who’s giant now?), I decided I needed to test out* the Microsoft Antispyware program by giving it a chance to remove some junk, namely Bonzi Buddy. Bonzi Buddy is actually a close relative to the infamous Clippy** and Rover in Windows XP.

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Pictures from 2012 Global Summit

Hi all, my first submit summit was an absolute blast. I’ve never been treated more like royalty or had the privilege of conversing directly with so many esteemed members of the community and Microsoft leadership. I am truly in awe of the entire experience.  Assorted MVP Summit images are posted in a public album on my Facebook page. If you switch to my videos there’s a few short clips as well. Enjoy!

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