The Next At Microsoft Podcast

The Next At Microsoft Podcast

Captain’s log, stardate 68486.3. “We have entered a strange system where an Ancient, previously thriving society, has been overrun by smaller, more advanced tribes. In an effort to make peace with the other tribes, or perhaps to recruit tribal members over...
Country Music Drinking Game

Country Music Drinking Game

I’ve never been a big country music fan, but as a DJ in North Dakota, I’ve learned to appreciate how many people do like it and how much it makes people want to dance. I’ve even become a fan (not sure if this is the right word) of some of the older...
Leeeeroooyyy Jennnkinnnnsssss!

Leeeeroooyyy Jennnkinnnnsssss!

Time for another internet classic. Whether you’ve played WoW or not, we all have a friend like this. And yes, believe it or not, the photo at the top of this post is THE Leroy Jenkins.  Yeah, not what I expected either. Alright chums, let’s do this!...
Internet Throwback – Web Dude vs. the Sales Guy

Internet Throwback – Web Dude vs. the Sales Guy

Ten minutes in the life of an IT guy at a typical company. Remember kids, accurate problem description is critical in getting the problem solved correctly. And never, ever, interrupt the web guy with a stupid question while he’s gaming. Some NSFW language and...
The Love Translator

The Love Translator

Apparently our newest generation of iPhone using men don’t have the communication skills to know that when asked if anything is wrong and the woman says “Nothing…, ” it doesn’t mean nothing. So of course, there’s an app for that....
Achy Breaky 2 – Electric Boogaloo?

Achy Breaky 2 – Electric Boogaloo?

There are a few songs you would expect to be on a looping playlist if you were banished to hell. “Don’t Worry Be Happy,”  “Macarena,” “Call Me Maybe,” “Crank Dat,” and “pick-a-Nickelback song” are just...
It’s Big, It’s Heavy, It’s Wood

It’s Big, It’s Heavy, It’s Wood

What rolls down stairs, alone or in pairs, rolls over your neighbor’s dog? Well, everyone knows that it’s LOG, LOG, LOG! It’s also a perfect pick-me-up for a Monday morning.  It’s better than bad, IT’S GOOD! Sing along,...
Secret Monitor

Secret Monitor

Got a spare LCD monitor laying around and want to create a monitor that you can only view if special glasses are worn? How it works is pretty simple.  The monitor’s polarizing filter is removed, causing the screen to glow a bright white.  The filter is replaced...