December 2006 Entries
Just kidding...I actually quite like Vista, it's responsive looks pretty and I just love the Sidebar, even though I thought I would hate it...it's quite addictive having system info, stock prices and links to BBC Radio Streams!
Oh, any by the way if you've noticed that the posts are a bit flat...well the obslete version of Community Server I'm running doesn't like IE 7.
Having said that I like Vista, I should say I have a couple of issues with it...the most annoying is the way Media Center (I'm using Vista Ultimate which has the Media Center functionality built in) works with...
Well, the news is that I will be moving to Seattle in about 2 weeks (12th January 2007) and starting my new job in Redmond on the 15th. I'm really looking forward to it and it's a bit of a departure (or full-circle depending on how you think of it), I am joining the Project Server team as a Project Manager. I have managed teams of programmers in the past but this is still a big change; I'll really be managing the feature here rather than the developers...management the Microsoft way :-)
So apart from that I plan to close this...
Was just looking through my pics when I found this pretty cool image of a task manager (bear with me :-)). If you zoom in you'll see that this machine has 64 processors (Itanium 2) as well as 512Gb of RAM!
Oh, this is the one I mentioned almost a year ago