Finally, the Jorriss has come back to the blog! I know that’s a line from fellow UM alumnus The Rock but it sounds good and it’s appropriate. Yes, I have decided to get back into blogging. So what have I been up to during the past three years? Glad you asked. Led the team that(…)
Recently, I started to use Google Calendar to share my schedule with my wife. To do this I’m using Google’s Outlook Calendar Sync utility. The first version that I used (0.9.3.0) worked fine but it didn’t get all of my appointments and it loaded my Deleted folder with thousands of blank appointments after each sync.(…)
As I mentioned in my previous post I’m in the middle of moving a blog from MSN Spaces to my Community Server site. Of course there were some issues to resolve. You first need to turn on e-mail publishing for your MSN Spaces blog. You cannot use the MetaWeblog API without it. You can turn it on by following the steps(…)
I will be needing to migrate a MSN Spaces blog over to my Community Server site. I can’t tell you what blog yet but it involves primates, colors and flames. Fortunately, Microsoft has made available the MetaWeblog API on MSN Spaces. They also have a decent getting started with MetaWeblog API for MSN Spaces page. Unfortunately, they(…)
It looks like internet video is finally taking off. Sites like YouTube and Libsyn are now allowing users to upload video and share it for free or a small cost. This is allowing the individual to create and publish video content without bandwidth and storage costs. Of course bitTorrent has been around a while now but it(…)
I just ran across this new digital photography site JustShowMeHowTo.com. The site does exactly what it says; it shows you how to use your digital camera and how to take better pictures. Via Scoble.
I open my Gmail account this morning and what did I find? A delete button! Now it doesn’t take me two clicks to delete messages, one button is all I need. Thanks Google, it’s about freakin’ time. BTW, they’ve also made Gmail accessible via your phone. Just point your phone’s web browser to http://m.gmail.com to check(…)
When I saw this I was shocked. Microsoft has a sense of humor. If you have ever used a Microsoft product you must see this. When you reach the page, click “watch the entire show” to view the video. This could be the funniest MS video ever next to the Bill Gates/Napoleon Dynamite vid. Damn(…)