Microsoft now has a web-based version of their popular IM utility.
This is 100% Port-80 HTTP traffic, so you will have no problems with the corporate Firewall preventing you from doing IM!!!
Wow! This is one of the coolest things I have seen in some time.
You can now download version 1.13 of my C# Coding Standards for .NET.
Bit by bit, C# is finding its way in the academic environment, I just found out a C# version of Bruno Preiss "Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns". The book is available online (text and code!) here: http://www.brpreiss.com/books/opus6/