I'd love to have 20% Time
at work, but I can't see investment banks going for the concept :(
It's been a while since I blogged. The main reason for this is that project I am on is on the final push to do a release (London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong) this weekend of the next iteration of our Foreign Exchange (FX) Business-to-Business trading system.
Over the last week I've found the whole Richard Grimes
farewell and blog
comment quite entertaining. From my own perspective, .NET is a substantial improvement over what we had 5+ years ago. The MVP revolt
is yet another view that maybe Microsoft hasn't done everything right in .NET. One thing that Microsoft has got right with .NET is the blogging - the Sun Java bloggers are almost impossible to find, and the content they provide is not comparable to the quality and quantity that Microsoft bloggers offer - let's hope the BCL blog day lives up to the expectations
From a Longhorn perspective, I'm hoping I will get on the early beta's
, since have been a beta tester for a number of previous Window versions.
Cool Utility of the month: RootkitRevealer
Finally, with the up and coming releases of Xbox 2,
I might finally get round to buy one - assuming they deliver on there promises