HTH0037: East from Weast
- Windows 11 and the TPM
- Golf is boring, unless it's mini-golf
- LinkedIn is like the golf course of the internet
- Tiff and Steve's desktop computers, Macs
- Audio setups
- Tiff's RTX 3070
- Ethereum RTX GPUs
- Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake
- Solarwinds hacks + version number madness
- Get them on the payroll!
- Remember LulzSec? / LulzSec Leader 'Sabu' Flips on Friends for FBI
- Orion web console tells you one thing in the web console, Database Manager tells you something different
- Version number schemes don't line up…Product Upgrade Advisor uses YYYY.MM based versions while the database still uses legacy 12.x version schemes
- What the heck is Bonjour?
- Bonjour chat
- Barrier uses Bonjour to find other Barrier nodes
- Windows 11 phone integration
- Android apps
- Gripes about macOS Catalyst/"Project Marzipan" apps being half-baked
- macOS uses Home/End keys wrong
- More Windows 11 thoughts
- System Requirements
- Windows 11 will require TPM 2.0, UEFI, and Secure Boot
- Apps that already use TPM
- Surface Studio 2 can't run Windows 11
- People is Removed
- Can we just install Linux Mint instead?
- Brief tangent on disconnecting from social media/cloud services/Windows
- Using pre-release versions of Windows
State of the Zunion
- Elon Musk tweet
- Zune software works on Windows 11
- He previously tweeted a Zune-related anti-vaxx comic (since deleted)
- The Verge Zune article from Jan 2021
- Steve's Zune-to-M3U-to-AirSonic PowerShell script for playlists
PowerBI data migrations + general cloud frustrations
- Announcing Performance Improvements for Multi Geo Premium Capacities
- Configure Multi-Geo support for Power BI Premium
- Originally you could only pick one region, but more options expanded over time
- Egress costs are expensive - On-prem datacenters wouldn't see these OpEx costs
- It's a headache when moving regions
- Put in a ticket with Microsoft + pray because you can't do anything else about it?
- MS can sometimes even lose your data during a regional migration?
- You have to disable a bunch of stuff before migrating? I thought this was the cloud where things just worked!
- When the cloud goes down, the C-levels still breathe down YOUR neck, except now you have no control.
- That time Exchange Online junk'd a lot of legit mail
- East? I thought you said Weast!
- Further reading: Article about the pitfalls of the cloud
Out-GridView is temporarily (?) dead (on Mac/Linux)
- No more work is being done on Avalonia-based Out-GridView until we move to .NET MAUI
- Introducing .NET Multi-platform App UI
- Let's talk about how great Out-GridView is on Windows and how nobody knows about it
- All Hail Ted
Windows 10 News (literally)
- The new Windows 10 taskbar "News and interests" widget
- Why exactly was this shoved into a cumulative update? This is a new feature.
- It's also buggy and glitchy
- Disabling "News and Interests" causes entire notification area to go blank
- The actual content is low quality