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Ben Barreth Ideas, Startups, Tech November 2012 Entries
ASP.Net Fails to Detect IE10 without .Net Hotfix
--------- UPDATE 12/06/2012--------- Note: this issue should now be fully resolved on Geeks with Blogs as of this morning (12/06/2012).Some interesting background: After installing the hotfix, IE10 would suddenly no longer login to GWB at all (!!!). So the patch initially made things worse! An additional fix was required to ensure IE10 would parse the login page correctly: Remove the older doctype declaration of: <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" " ......

Posted On Friday, November 30, 2012 2:22 AM

Life at the new digs: Geeks With Blogs
Today is my 10th business day working at Geeks with Blogs. I'm phrasing it in "business days" because Thanksgiving completely screwed up my mental days-at-my-new-job clock. Plus it just sounds geekier. In fact, now that I'm working here, I need to make an extra effort to be super geeky. Maybe even Uber. Here's my plan so far: Wear sandals to work. Check. Blog about code stuff more. WIP Try more crazy code stuff that ppl might find interesting enough to read a blog about. WIP Tweet more, about really ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 4:50 AM

Google Fiber put to everyday use
Preamble: The Homes for Hackers house in Kansas City had Google Fiber installed last Tuesday. We immediately saw hard-wired speeds of ~700mbps up and down. CRAZY fast. (screenshot courtesy of @mikedemarais from I was talking with a colleague and both of us have no idea what to do with that much bandwidth. Then I received this text this morning: “Good morning. My name is Seth and I am extremely interested in being able to use your Google fiber internet. My cousin and I live here in KC and ......

Posted On Friday, November 16, 2012 6:47 PM

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