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Superman is back!

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Yesterday, me and Paul Dutmer (a colleague of mine), went to see Superman Returns in Pathé Scheveningen. I was afraid this one was going to be another poor attempt to bring an action comic to live, but I was so wrong. The X-Men series were on the top of my list of great conversions, followed by S...

August 15, 2006

Losing weight

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I’m in the second week of a diet from a book written by Sonja Bakker. I was a bit skeptical, but the many success stories made me decide to try it anyhow. Well, in exactly two weeks, I’ve lost 6.5 kilograms, even though I actually committed terrible sins twice (by eating sate and having a BBQ). B...

August 14, 2006

Time to make fun of me

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Last Thursday, my girlfriend had a tennis tournament, so we decided to go to the court early and have diner first. Because I had some short nights before, after finishing diner, I couldn’t resist closing my eyes for a few minutes. Unfortunately for me, there was a photographer around…

August 14, 2006

LinkedIn and Hyves profiles

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I’ve set-up a professional profile through LinkedIn and a more social profile through Hyves (although the latter is in Dutch only). Check them out if you want to know more about me.

August 10, 2006

Team System tips & tricks

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I’ve found an excellent site with tips & tricks on how to customize and extend Team Foundation Server. It covers several scripts, add-ins, and solutions to everyday problems. I’m sure going to try a plug-in that sends detailed mails to people who get a workitem assigned to them.

August 10, 2006

Moved my domain

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I’ve finally managed to move my domain to a provider that allows me to use a real IP address instead of forwarding everything to different system. You’ll notice the difference by looking at the URL in your browser’s address bar. With my previous owner, you would see the physical name of the serve...

August 8, 2006

NDoc is over, welcome Sandcastle

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Kevin Downs, the leader of the NDoc project has thrown the towel in the ring (is that English btw?). He claims to not have received any support from the community or from Microsoft. That’s a shame. I’ve been using NDoc since 2001, and I was eagerly waiting for the moment a .NET 2.0 version would ...

August 3, 2006

150 free Windows programs from Microsoft

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Blake Handler of The Road To Know Where has compiled an awesome list of free goodies from Microsoft. I haven’t tried all but I did like the Vista-like Alt-Tab plugin. It shows a thumbnail of the application while alt-tabbing. I also saw some potentially interesting tools that I’m going to try out...

August 3, 2006

What is the Web 2.0?

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I’ve already posted about this before, but Supr.c.ilio.us has compiled the 20 best answers to this questions here.

August 3, 2006

I’m Lost in Star Trek

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J. J. Abrams, the director and producer widely known for its hit-series Lost, is going to direct the next installment of one of my favorite SF-series, Star Trek XI. This news is already public for a few weeks, but Startrek.com now sports a short interview with him talking about the rumours relate...

July 25, 2006