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In this TED talk by Sarah Parcak, she talks about integrating satellite imagery in archeology. Using this technology, archeologists found a city lost for thousands of years. It’s interesting to note how they used topology data from NASA. What else is out there?
Think that rich media (podcasts, vlogs, etc) are all fun and games? Don’t be so quick to judge. Not necessarily: think of all the opportunities that exist for training and communications inside an organization. Think of the potential cost savings for federal agencies: training could be done …
Now that Frank’s World TV is out on the Intertubes, it can appear in video search results on YouTube. Except that you have to wonder about the “similar videos” selection algorithm:
In this video interview on Channel9, Jerry Nixon talks to Tim Heuer and they discuss all things XAML for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, plus new features in XAML and Visual Studio 2012 as well as “Project Callisto” I should get Tim on Frank’s World TV.
Here’s a classic from back in the day – a great song for a gloomy, winter afternoon. I never saw the video until today. I could do without the creepy clowns on the dance floor, though.
In this great article, Peter Kuhn covers everything you need to know about adding custom voice commands to your Windows Phone 8 apps. It also has one of the most surreal diagrams you will ever find in a technical article. For more information about Windows Phone 8 app development, get with …
In this episode of Frank’s World TV, we see Frank ride in a race car and some jealous dogs do the Harlem Shake.
Episode three is a running a little behind schedule, so enjoy this little ditty while you wait.
Here’s a cute music video parody with dogs of Macklemore’s Thrift Shop (language warning). There’s also a behind the scenes segment, which I can appreciate more now that I’ve taken up video production as a hobby.
This video sums up a lot of Star Wars fans’ feelings about most recent Star Wars movies. Let's hope the next three will be better. In the meantime, watch and laugh.
Everyone in my house loves using the Surface. Write apps your dog will want to use. Sign up at http://bit.ly/30ToLaunchWin8
In honor of St. Valentine’s day, here’s a great video about romance in the Star Wars Universe.
Dancing, clicking, and backflips – now in a professional setting!
Just after inserting an SD chip, I was treating with this error message. This might be the first time in about a decade that I saw Windows use the term “diskette.” In case you’re wondering, this error message came from Explorer in Windows 8.
Here’s a great video by Andrew Duthie (aka DevHammer) along with fellow TEs, Brian Hitney and Peter Laudati hosting. In it, they discuss some of the topics in my blog series on building back-end services for Windows 8 apps.
There’s a number of free developer training events happening around the country to help developers get up to speed on Windows Phone development. Location Date Tampa, FL 2/15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2/25 New York, NY 2/27 Chevy Chase, MD 3/7 Alpharetta, GA 3/8 DC Area Developers Take …
In this episode of Frank’s World TV, I speak to Scott Lock, co-founder of Inferno Red, about how one app featuring pandas at the National Zoo changed his life. I also have fun with a popular commercial (in honor of the Super Bowl). There are also a few cameos of your favorite evangelists in there …
Now that I’m my way back from Vegas, I have a ton of emails to catch up on. Since I didn’t take my usual red eye back, I had the chance to try out in-flight internet. I have to say, that while the speeds have not been consistent, I am quite happy with the service. Better yet, since Virgin …
Sometimes a picture from Cheezburger.com is worth a 1000 words: I’m in Las Vegas this week for a work related event. The dogs didn’t come with me, much to their chagrin – I’m sure they’d love the all you can eat buffets. I flew Virgin Atlantic and I wasn’t sure if I was on an airplane or a dance …
It’s me and I’m on TV, well YouTube.