Monday, September 13, 2004

ACM or IEEE? I'm considering joining either ACM or IEEE, but am not sure which would be more beneficial for a software developer/architect like myself. Any comments by members of either or both organizations would be appreciated. Thanks! UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who left a comment on this post. It looks like I can't really go wrong with either one. In the end,... (156 words, 29 Comments)

Sunday, September 12, 2004

DotNetRocks + iPod tip I love listening to DotNetRocks on my iPod while driving to work, but one thing has been bothering me for a long time: when you pause the show halfway and then either dock the iPod or listen to something else, you lose where you were. This means that in order to continue listening later, you need to manually fast-forward back... (240 words, 11 Comments)

Wednesday, September 8, 2004

diveintomark/.org I noticed earlier tonight that mark's blog was down... didn't think too much of it until I later found this. I can't help but wonder if it was wordpress or his hosting that was unable to handle it. Scott Hanselman blogged earlier this year on how dasBlog was able to handle the load just fine when he got /.'ed. -... (92 words, 5 Comments)

Saturday, September 4, 2004

MT Upgrade: lessons learned FTP'ing many small files is sloooooow, so it's important you copy the right set (MT 3.11), instead of re-copying the existing version (MT 2.6) - oops ;-) To FTP files to your server, don't ever use WS_FTP again. The damn thing steals focus on every completed file, which made it almost impossible to do anything else during a large... (225 words, 18 Comments)