Google and the Wisdom of Crowds

Those of you who know me well, likely know I’m a big fan of TradeSports, a marketplace where you can trade options in things like political races, supreme court nominees and European metric foo...

Want to talk to a human?

Ever get tired of pushing numbers on your phone repeatedly just to get through to an operator or helpdesk employee, when you KNOW that your answer can’t be handled by the automated system. ...

Martin Danner passed the PMP Exam

I just found out that Martin Danner of Arrowrock (one of the professionals that Accentient has proudly worked with several times) has just passed the Project Management Professional certification exa...

Google launches blog search

I seem to remember suggesting this to a few of the Google guys at their room party at PDC 2003. Well, it took them two years to do it, but it looks promising.   Read the CNET article here, Googl...

Rich Hundhausen at Devscovery

Rich, my business partner and coblogger (his personal blog is here), is presenting a full day on Visual Studio Team System at the Wintellect Devscovery seminar at Microsoft.  Great presentation ...

Jeffrey Richter at Devscovery

Listening to Jeff Richter talk about Application Domain and Remoting.  He’s a good presenter, and very fun to listen to!  Lot’s of energy, but more importantly, very knowledgeab...

20 Developer Lines of Code per Day – Good?

Up front:  I believe that Lines of Code is a USELESS metric.  However, people are often shocked by the raw number of lines of code that are written each day by a developer.  What’...

Microsoft Forms New Connected Systems Division

This new division will unify the Distributed Systems Group (DSG) and the Business Process/Integration Division (BPID), bringing these technologies together:     Windows Communication Founda...