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October 2005 - Posts

If you can't get enough of me (or perhaps of .NET), I will be in Las Vegas next weekend playing the slots...er... chairing and speaking at Microsoft ASP.NET Connections (part of DevConnections) along with 2,000+ attendees and an assortment of great speakers. Read More...
Last weekend I participated in a great free community-driven event called CodeCamp. For those who don't know, Microsoft DE's have been championing a number of low-budget, regional weekend mini developer conferences called CodeCamp. (Aide: it's interesting Read More...
It's official. At this morning's weigh in I was down 11 pounds from my pre-diet weight that I started 5 weeks ago. Not bad for an old timer like me. Prior to June of 2004 I was running marathons, and while I was not nearly as slim as my running club partners Read More...
So this week I am back in the classroom teaching an ASP.NET class for the first time in over a year. Fortunately, it comes back real easily. This might be the last time that I teach our ASP.NET 1.1 class. More than likely, any classes Deep Training teaches Read More...
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I blogged recently about the process involved in choosing speakers for Microsoft ASP.NET Connections . Believe me when I say it's very difficult an unfair having to choose the final set of speakers from all the excellent submissions I get. That's one Read More...
I have been doing a lot of biking lately, commuting to work, doing long bike rides, etc. Ran across this serious article in the New York Times on bike seats and impotence . If you bike, you should read it. Share this post: email it! | bookmark it! | digg Read More...
In creating a report with SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services, I needed to create four groups, corresponding to the four levels of nesting in my data. This particular report had no detail rows--it's all summary data and has a group header for each of the Read More...
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After 11 years of doing my own thing, I went to work for a cancer research center in Seattle, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center back in February of 2004. Before taking the job at FHCRC, I applied for several other jobs (several at the evil empire, Read More...
I blogged about the steps to putting on a developer conference on the DevConnections blog. Paul Share this post: email it! | bookmark it! | digg it! | reddit! | kick it! | live it! Sponsor Read More...
Okay. It's over now (at least for me). The MVP Summit actually continues on Saturday morning...but I have family responsibilties and unfortunately I live in Seattle. Overall, this MVP instance was kinda weak. Content was light. The saving grace was meeting Read More...