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Space Shuttle Launch Seen From High-Altitude

This photograph claims to be shot from the International Space Station. Judging from the apparent altitude, I would say it is likely a jet liner or chase plane. Still it’s an amazing photo. Here’s the...

ZAP! - Zero Air Pollution

ZAP makes alternative fuel vehicles including all electrics. The Obvio 012 pictured above goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds, has a range of 200-240 miles per charge and can recharge in 10...

C# File Utilities

Since Bloget™ is file based, I needed some file open routines that were robust and tolerant. Das Blog is a popular open source blogging engine that also uses files so I thought I would take...

Tollway Bill of Rights

I just spent a lovely week in Orlando with my family doing the theme park thing. The kids (and I) loved it. However, I’m considering not returning and it’s for a number of reasons including...

Bloget - Alpha 6 Released

Whoa!, Alpha 5 just went out a week ago and I’m now deploying Alpha 6. What happened? In a word, good stuff. I discovered earlier last week that you can embed resources in binaries and...

Sage- Lightweight RSS Feed Reader for FireFox

nowpublic.com is running a beta of their new blog publishing tool which is a plug-in for Firefox. This entry serves as a test to see how well it works with Bloget. Tags: Firefox Bloget Technology...

Links - 2007-03-03

Pipes: Rewire the web Pipes is a hosted service that lets you remix feeds and create new data mashups in a visual programming environment. Yahoo has introduced new free service that allows you to build...

Bloget™ Alpha 5

Despite a trip to Slovakia this month I managed to squeak out the next alpha of Bloget. Alpha 5 introduces two new features, timezone support and BlogML. Timezones are well, timezones. You can set the...

Links 2007-02-25

Universal Data Type Checker Here’s a neat little C# function for checking if one can convert a string value to a specific type. Here are some examples: CanConvert("12", typeof(int)); // true CanConvert("f637a876-9d58-4229-9559-a5e42a95fdac ", typeof(Guid)); //...

Bratislava - Slovakia

My real job takes me to places all over Europe as of late. I’m currently blogging from my hotel room in Bratislava. If you haven’t heard of Bratislava you’re not alone, neither had I. This...
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