Category Archives: Distributed Programming

To build a better mouse trap…


Where is the next Horizon? I find it appropriate as we have gotten to the plateau and nobody can seem to see the next higher mountain… and I am in a “giving my opinion” mood lately… So what are the … Continue reading

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XBOX ONE Reveal… – Reviewed


New Features Personalizable home screen “Trending” Live Tile TV Tuner voice activated Replaces your cable receiver XBOX ONE Guide HULU -Like Favorites & Trending Multi Tasking Multi threading “desktop” Natural User Interface Use your xbox like in Minority report Skype on … Continue reading

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HRESULT: 0X80070043


The network name cannot be found. One possible solution is to use Regedit to modify (on my Windows 7 machine) HKEY_Current_User/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/Shell Folders->Personal HKEY_Current_User/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/User Shell Folders->Personal Note: There had been some changes in the network recently and they did not propagate to this … Continue reading

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Hello Hadoop


I am very interested in Graph databases (for my AI, and game and  on and on…) so I talked to Steve Hughes, who said.. (and has said this to me so many times I think I’m annoying him) “Why don’t you Use … Continue reading

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Python and Microsoft


Apparently I am behind the times a little, but Microsoft is suporting Python in Visual Studio! It’s not really all that surprising I guess, Python in Azure, setting up Hadoop, it only makes sense. Codeplex is even hosting PyTools, which will allow … Continue reading

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Limited Lync Federation


After completing the setup of an Edge Server or Edge pool, you must enable the types of external user access that you want to support and configure support for the external users that your organization wants to support. You create and … Continue reading

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Gamification of Society


Recently foldit solved a protein puzzle which had stumped researchers for over 10 years, this was published (or at least I found out about it) the same week that facebook made big announcement on their new format, and Microsoft unveiled … Continue reading

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Be prepared to bow before your robot overlord.


So we are coming close to judgement day… Here is the proof… If you would like to contribute to the subjugation of humanity I recommend: Microsoft Robotics Studio Kinect SDK And Also: How To Survive a Robot Uprising:     … Continue reading

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Electric Sheep


The header and background is an image generated by Electric Sheep Electric Sheep is a distributed computing screen saver much like bionic, but which comes as a separate package. You can get extra code to play with these sheep from … Continue reading

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