I'm truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs' death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work. Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives. The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.
And if you want to use Visual Studio then visit the main download page
http://www.vim.org/download.php and get:
(OLE GUI executable, A GUI version with OLE support. This offers a few extra features, such as integration with Visual Developer Studio. But it uses quite a bit more memory.)
And you can safely disregard the more memory part, if you are already using visual studio
http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Integrate_gvim_with_Visual_Studio for tips if you need help setting it up.
The was an article on him a few years ago which seemed to suggest that he was being a patent troll and his 'inventions' just a cover (though to be fair he is a real super genius... worked with Stephen Hawking, publications in Nature and Science and even a paper on paleontology !!! ):
(Who's afraid of Nathan Myhrvold?
The giants of tech, that's who. And they have a nasty name for the former Microsoft honcho: "patent troll."
By Nicholas Varchaver, FORTUNE senior writer
June 26 2006: 1:20 PM EDT)
Patent troll or not, I have to admit that kitchen would have any tech savy cook drooling
on Windows 7 (and vista) Win key and '+' together does exactly that.
The newer versions of Windows have a "Change the size of text and other items on the screen" that scales fonts and (most) icons up nicely. KDE has a font scaling option too (and I'm sure other window managers will have that as well).
I think using scaling is a much better option than buying a low dpi screen (for example anti-aliasing looks waaaay better)
Windows Storage Server 2003 (yes, yes I know its from Microsoft) shipped with this feature (that is called Single Instance Storage)
Check out windows live mesh ( http://www.mesh.com/ ) . It works with Macs and windows mobile phones (no linux support
If it's worth hacking on well, it's worth hacking on for money.