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Mohammed Jeelani -- Build to Perform, Architect to Evolve -- December 2006 Entries
I'm a hardcore Michael Crichton fan - I've read every one of his (science) fiction books. However, I must say after reading Next - "Is this the same Crichton who gave us The Andromeda Strain, Sphere, Jurassic Park and Congo?" - You've got to be kidding me. The cover of the book says "A Novel" I disagree - this isn't a Novel - Its more of a Journal which accounts for a ton of fictitious events which are very loosely coupled together as a story line. I agree with Keith Phipps of A.V Club - here's a ......

Posted On Sunday, December 31, 2006 10:25 AM

Music knows no language
I've subscribed to Yahoo! Music's Launchcast Radio - it lets me select the artists that I like played on my radio station - it then plays songs by not only these artists but also related artists (which it figures out by doing an union of my playlist and other users with matching artists) the result is absolutely great music. I've discovered quite a few artists who I've never heard of before but couldn't forget them after listening to them once. One such singer is Laura Pausini - never heard of her ......

Posted On Saturday, December 23, 2006 9:29 AM

The Inevitable just happened - Part II
Ok - way back in March 2004 - I posted about ASP.NET beating Java black n blue to become #2 most used tech on the Web. Cold fusion was the leading #1 - well that just changed - ASP.NET now is #1 beating the heck out of everyone in every respect - here's the NetCraft report - - Wooooot! Again.. way to go fellow ASP.NET devs - keep it going!! they say somethings are destined to happen... Jeelz-- Its only your mind that needs to be OPEN, ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 19, 2006 7:07 PM

Choices != Headaches afterall
Joel Spolsky writes on his blog about the 15 different choices a user has to power off your computer running Windows Vista - While I do agree with Joel that the power off menu could have been made a whole lot better and more accessible, however, looks like Joel missed out one more way to power off your computer - which happend to be my favourite. The 16th way to power off your computer is to - Press Windows Key + D, ALT + F4 and woot it brings up my familiar and favourite Win XP style reboot dialog. ......

Posted On Saturday, December 9, 2006 11:05 AM

Exchange 2007 has RTMed!
The final installment for the launch of the decade is gold! "Ladies n Gentlemen, Presenting... 6 times Heavy (mailbox) Weight Champion, The hatter of Spam, The amigo of Unified Messaging, on the latest 64 bit architecture, with Greater Mobility Support - The One n Only Microsoft - Exchange - Server - 2007 !!!!" I've worked with the Exchange team before - though I know very little about this release though other than the fact that i've been dog fooding E12 for quite some time now - the Web services ......

Posted On Saturday, December 9, 2006 1:02 AM

Super Cool! : Videos on was ranked the world's best support web site recently ...but wait a minute it just got a whole lot better! I had this app that I had to debug and I'm at home and feeling lazy to RASin (thats Microsoft Lingo to connect to the internal Microsoft network from the Internet) to get access to the Private Symbols, so I lookup on the new Enhanced MSDN Search (which simply ROCKS BTW) for the Public symbols server link and I'm totally WoooW-ed when I land upon KB article # 311503 ( ......

Posted On Thursday, December 7, 2006 10:21 PM

Halo 3 Multiplayer Signup Now and Finish the Fight!
Halo 3 Multiplayer has been announced ! You need to go to to signup! ..and the Monday Night football Halo 3 tralier is out on the site too! - here it is from Video: HALO 3 ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 5, 2006 1:49 PM

Player vs. Player - Sweeet :)

Posted On Sunday, December 3, 2006 9:33 AM

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