A New Look

After blogging for two years I have decided to make a change in the look of my blog. So I have changed the appearance theme from ‘indigo’ to ‘coogee’. I think it looks better and hopefully will prove to be a better “reader experience”. I tested the new theme on IE7, Firefox 3, Google Chrome…

Get a free copy of Windows Server 2008 SE with selected Windows Server classroom training

Microsoft’s Certified Partners for Learning Solutions are providing this offer untill the end of the year: enroll and attend any one of top Windows Sever 2008 training classes and receive a free copy of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition NFR (Not For Resale). Details about this offer can be found at http://trainingoffers.com/WS2008NFR.aspx. To see…

Hraneste un copil

RONUA.RO a implinit 4 ani. Pentru aceasta iti multumim, in primul rand tie pentru sprijinul acordat, sprijin fara de care noi, nu am fi implinit 4 ani in aceasta luna. Cu aceasta ocazie festiva, in timpul roadshow-ului TechEd Review 2008, dorim sa facem diferenta intr-o campanie inovativa de promovare a demersului la nivel global de…

Vacation in Croatia

I recently spent a two weeks vacation in Croatia, plus a couple of days in Slovenia, visiting different locations, such as Ljubljana, Postojna, Split, Brela, Mlini, Dubrovnik, Plitvice Jezera and Zagreb. Here are some impressions from this vacation (an perhaps things to know). Roads & Traveling Roads are great, especially the motorways. The infrastructure is…

100 Years Since Tunguska

Today we mark 100 years since the Tunguska explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River, Russia. The energy blasted from the explosion is estimated to 5 to 30 megatons, with 5 to 15 the most likely. It wiped out an estimated 80 million trees on 2150 squared kilometers. The cause of the explosion, is,…

Last Day in Office for Bill Gates

Today is the last day for Bill Gates as executive president at Microsoft. Some months ago he released this clip about him looking for a new job. The ending words from a news presenter are quite funny too. And all tech markets remain steady as Bill Gates completed his last full day at Microsoft. Personal…

End of 2007

I started this blog at the beginning of 2007 and until now I had more than 10,000 unique visits, which is pretty good, I believe. I wrote here about LINQ, C#, C++, Visual Studio, events and others. I hope they served the readers well, and I’ll try to write more during the next year. This…

Sphere inside out

I was reading a book about Mobius band and I read about turning a sphere inside out, without making a hole in it. Though this appears impossible, it is actual possible when you follow some rules. Looking over the web I found a very good movie showing and explaining how it’s done. For those interested in…

End of Bill Gates’ Era?

According to a Mexican finacial publication cited by The Guardian, Bill Gates is no longer the richest man on the planet. The new richest man is the Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu Aglamaz. Most of his business is in communication, and the surge in the shares of America Movil group put him on the top spot. It remains…