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Comment Re:Oh my God! (Score 3, Funny) 378

The video linked in the Technet announcement is interesting:

blue: Windows
red: Office
green: XBOX
yellow: ???

Maybe Microsoft is planning a new product line ... (if yellow was Server or dev tools there would be no reason not to include it in the video)

Hmm I would have thought ...

Blue - Windows (For BSOD)
Red - XBox (For RROD)
Yellow - ASP/.NET (Yellow screen of death)
Green - ... Okay stuck on this one.



Submission + - From Quirky to Cool: Hollywood's Top 12 Tech Heroes (cio.com)

Shaneco writes: "From the gothic Lisbeth Salander in "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" to the brainy Mark Zuckerberg in "Social Network," blockbuster movies have recently elevated the tech geek from quirky sidekick to cool hero (or anti-hero). While these lists are fun, it's important to note the changing ways popular culture views tech people."

Comment Re:Caffeine Coccaine (Score 2) 172

Isn't pure caffeine powder deadly? I'm guessing this product doesn't actually contain "caffeine" powder or we'll hear about how some kid killed him/herself with a pack of these canisters.

Even worse ... its odorless, tasteless, and dissolves instantly in water. Thankfully most of us from the 80's generation have built up an immunity to it.


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