Author Archives: m3sweatt

Hello world!

Most of what I have to say these days can be found on https://twitter.com/m3sweatt or (less frequently) http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mthree/. Advertisements

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Blogging on MSDN more and more

I’m finding that my time spent blogging is on MSDN, which has been easier given the topics I’ve covered recently. When I have something to say that doesn’t fit there of a personal bent, I’ll post it here.   But … Continue reading

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Review of the Sony HDR-HC1 video camera

Den Guru looks at the Sony HDR-HC1E, a $1,200 DV camcorder targeted at prosumers. Although it may be too much for consumers, it’s one of the hottest choices for consumer HD video.   http://www.denguru.com/2006/03/30/sony_hdr_hc1/  

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Charles McConathy on improving your health

When I first got started in Silicon Valley in the mid-late 80’s, Charles McConathywas one of the first people I met. He founded the very successful and admired MicroNet and was one of the most helpful and konwledgeable people I met … Continue reading

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Weekend project: “Easy Button” Hack

Flickr photo pool member TommyBear turned a $5 Staples Easy Button into a switch for his garage door. Here’s how you do it:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/tommybear/sets/72057594093761486/    

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Google: “Paris Hilton of the Tech World” (NPR)

Today on NPR there’s a good story, "Doin’ the Dozens on Google", that looks at the success of Google. My favorite quote of the week: (Brian Cooley, Editor-at-Large at CNET) said Google is mostly a "perpetual motion machine, succeeding because … Continue reading

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How much does spam weigh? (And what to do about it)

Cross post from my business blog, as there may be some interest here. Last week I started a series of posts that provide info, tips and feedback on how Microsoft is meeting some of major issues that impact our customer and … Continue reading

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