More TechEd Photos

Here are a few more photos that came out of TechEd 2004. Dang we had a good time! See you all next year! Look for me in a dark blue shirt… 🙂 Cathi Gero (C# MVP) and Ted Neward (MVP, Author, .NET Rocks!) Mark Dunn (MVP, MCT, Previous .NET Rocks! Co-Host), Party on dude! Dan Fox and Jon Box (.NET MVP), the Authoring Duo! Listen to Fox & Box on .NET Rocks! Dr. Salih Yurttas (Professor in the Texas A&M – CS Department)Thankfully he passed me in school so I could go work for Microsoft. Thanks Dr. Yurttas!

Increase Internet Explorer’s Simultaneous Connections Limit

Internet Explorer limits the number of simultaneous downloads to two downloads, plus one queued download. This is an out of the box browser setting. To increase the number of simultaneous connections that are allowed, follow these steps: Start the Registry Editor (regedit.exe) Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Internet Settings Select “New” > “DWORD Value” from the “Edit” menu Name the new value “MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server” Right-click the “MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server” value and choose “Modify” Under “Base”, click the radio button next to “Decimal” In the “Value Data” box enter the number of simultaneous connections you want to … Continue reading Increase Internet Explorer’s Simultaneous Connections Limit

NovaBlog is Born for One-Touch Blogging

The Struggle of a Fly in the Web I want my development to fly! … but am tangled by the web. Those that know me know that I am not a fan of web development due to the additional constraints and limitations of the browser based model. With separate languages and platforms for server-side, client-side, and visual rendering, disconnected client-server interfaces, protocol lag time, etc, there are many more facets to deal with than rich-client development. The web based administration interface to my blog is not as convenient as I’d like, hence I don’t post as often as I’d like … Continue reading NovaBlog is Born for One-Touch Blogging

Why Engineers Won’t Make Money

Here is a little fun “proof” for why engineers won’t be rich. 🙂 First off, two postulates which everyone knows: Time is MoneyKnowledge is Power And every engineer knows that:Power = Work / Time Substituting, we get:Knowledge = Work / Money And solving for Money, we derive at:Money = Work / Knowledge Thus as Knowledge approaches zero, Money goes to infinity regardless of the Work done!