Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Microsoft of yesteryear compared to the company today, Windows 11, new Intel chips, Xbox, and more.
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: Take command of the squigglies
Building off of last week’s tip, Microsoft’s auto-correct feature works differently in different apps. It’s up to you to figure it out.
App pick of the week: .NETpad (WinForms)
This week, we’re wrapping up the WinForms version of .NETpad. Here’s what changed.
Enterprise pick of the week: Microsoft Defender for Cloud now supports GCP and AWS
After announcing AWS support for Defender for Cloud, Microsoft is now adding GCP support with the product – which was formerly known as Azure Defender/Azure Security Center.
Codename pick of the week: Singularity – there is NOT just one
Microsoft is building a new AI infrastructure as a service offering codenamed Singularity. The original Microsoft Singularity was a microkernel OS, not based on Windows, developed inside Microsoft. It was manifested in a number of subsequent, non commercial products like Midori, Barrelfish, Helios, Drawbridge and more.
Beer pick of the week: Magic Hat Brewing: Sour #9
You can teach an old beer dog new tricks. Hermit Thrush, which makes amazing sours, partnered with Magic Hat to try updating the old Magic Hat #9 beer. They foudre barrel soured it, used their yeast and it is really good!