Trying to LINQ it all together (Pt. I) - Epilogue

29 Apr 2007 In the last post I said that I thought I’d have a bug in the keyword-based LINQ expression building. Of course, this is bollocks and not of the dog variety. In my defense, the documentation I had read was getting it wrong, too, but other Microsoft online documentation gets it...

Trying to LINQ it all together (Pt. I)

25 Apr 2007 Yeah, yeah, we’ve all done our from thingy in stuff where thingy.Age > 26, etc., etc. I wanted to try something else for starters. I fired up my March CTP Orcas and got myself a Person (as usual, I can relate to them). The list I create for testing looks...

Cellular life

12 Apr 2007 You wouldn’t think that’s it’s just about DNA, now, would you? Here is an amazing animation from Harvard University showing some of the processes involved in having a white blood cell move and react to a source of inflammation. http://multimedia.mcb.harvard.edu/anim_innerlife_hi.html There is a lot of talk that may leave you...

PI Revisited - again!

11 Apr 2007 What Andre’s link caused… One idea that came up from a former colleague of mine, Christoph was to rebase the number PI to 27, allowing for a presentation in the form of letters of the alphabet. His first tackle at this was written in ruby: pi = 14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097 494459230781640628620899862803482534211706798214808651328230 664709384460955058223172535940812848111745028410270193852110...

Trying to use Vista's speech recognition to write a Perl script

03 Apr 2007 I found that one rather hilarious: