Anyone interested in ASP.NET can take a free exam at Brainbench http://www.brainbench.com/xml/bb/common/testcenter/freetests.xml
http://www.3g.co.uk/PR/October2002/4165.htm .. mm02 have launched “O2 media messaging”. Includes roaming across UK, Netherlands, Ireland and Germany. 40p a message in the UK.
http://www.neowin.net/comments.php?id=6641&category=main .. US government-funded scientists are building a Peer-2-Peer (P2P) network like Gnutella .. strange but true?
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/22/27364.html .. it seems it’s not just the dialup users who are not allowed to use their so-called “unmetered” products as much as they like, ADSL and Satellite users might have their wrists slapped too ..
http://firstname.lastname@example.org .. yet another mass-mailing worm. Bloomin’ eck.
http://www.3g.co.uk/PR/October2002/4158.htm .. A study shows that Koreans, who are currently 3 to 5 years ahead of Europe, are using their high-speed colour screen, Java enabled mobile phones to read and write e-mails
Is IIS6, 64bit and .NET baked-in enough to lure you to upgrade your network to Windows.NET Server?
Should wireless net access be free? It certainly is an idea that appeals to me, but somebody somewhere is going to have to pay for it. You will have seen in a previous posting that I can’t get broadband at all. Being able to get high speed net access anywhere and everywhere seems like a dream to me. It would get very addictive, very fast, and here lies the problem; dependancy. What happens when loads of people get used to this kind of access and it breaks or someone pulls the plug? With a paid for service you have someone to shout at and a right to do so..
“..blocks of ice which fall from clear skies and rip gaping holes in cars and houses..”
“..THE ICE BLOCKS tend to weigh more than 22 pounds (10 kilograms) and have been known to leave 5-foot (1.5-meter) holes in houses..”
Do we need bigger, faster, better? ….
Hmm .. last upgrades I made were more memory (due to the beast known as Visual Studio.NET), bigger hard disk (ditto, in fact I have most of MSDN universal installed just because I can ) and CDRW (my MSDN comes on DVD, I dont have a DVD drive, d’oh!).
Last processor upgrade .. urm, still use the crummy processor that came in the laptop a couple of years ago .. 400mhz or something, I don’t even know.
They might be on to something here ..