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Pete Brown writes on a variety of topics from XAML with the Windows Runtime (WinRT), .NET programming using C#, WPF, Microcontroller programming with .NET Microframework, .NET Gadgeteer, Windows on Devices, and even plain old C, to raising two children in the suburbs of Maryland, woodworking, CNC and generally "making physical stuff". Oh, and Pete loves retro technology, especially Commodore (C64 and C128). If the content interests you, please subscribe using the subscription link to the right of every page.

Archive for tag: Internets

  • Do you really know what your kids are doing online and in games?

    It seems that each generation is exposed to more mature or serious situations at earlier ages than the one before it. There are a lot more ways for kids to get in trouble online than just running afoul of the creepily mustachioed basement dweller you see on "that" episode of Special Victims Unit. tl;dr: A child was banned from Xbox live and that caused me to investigate some things ...

  • Quick Tip: Enable Telnet under Windows 7

    Telnet can be a nice easy way to debug DNS and see the raw result of a web request. There are lots of other tools that do this, but I keep returning to Telnet; maybe because at one point in my career, Telnet was the internet. Enabling Telnet Open the control panel, and go to Programs and Features. Select "Turn Windows features on or off" Next, select the Telnet Client. Don...

  • Top 10 Standard Internet Comments

    You too can be part of the internet fun. Just pick one of these comments at random and post it to any blog post, youtube vid, or anything else with a public comment field. Guaranteed to work 100% of the time. Bonus points if you trigger a comment war.   10. Lame. Go look at <url>, they did it better. 9. <insert instant godwin's law trigger here> 8. OMG LOL YOUR...