Hotels Sold Out

Microsoft Ignite 2016 Hotel Update: Midtown is Sold Out

The last hotel in Midtown – the Four Seasons – is now sold out. I’ve updated the (unofficial) Microsoft Ignite 2016 hotel list with this latest change.. All that’s left now are Buckhead and the Airport.  If you have the budget, you can still stay in a downtown conference hotel, but you’ll have to purchase the …

My Oscar Ballot

It’s almost time for the Oscars, and I just finished my ballot. It’s a mix of my opinions along with semi-random guesses based on what “experts” like Entertainment Weekly are predicting. I usually don’t do as well as I might because for some categories I go with what I think should win which is often not …

New Windows Updates for November 17, 2015

Microsoft published some new Windows Updates today, all in the optional category in Windows Update. All but one of the updates only apply to Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2: System crashes when you switch to another user and select a certificate in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2  (KB3083800) Windows Error Reporting settings …

Registration Open for Windows in Higher Education Conference

Registration for the 2015 Windows in Higher Education Conference is now open.  The announcement was posted to the Windows-HiEd list on Saturday. Here’s a quick rundown of info from the conference website: Date: October 12-14, 2015 (Evening reception on October 11) Registration: $225 per person, register on the Microsoft Events site. Location: Advanta B, Microsoft …