Monthly Archive: December 2010

Mistletoe: Weirder Than You Ever Imagined…

Mistletoe: Weirder Than You Ever Imagined…

In my 29 years of life, I’ve never once thought much of mistletoe.  We all know the holiday songs, kissing under the mistletoe, etc.  But just what the heck is the stuff? An NPR story on the harvesting of mistletoe...

Why The Office Is The Worst Place To Work

Why The Office Is The Worst Place To Work

Caught this editorial on CNN this weekend: Companies spend billions on rent, offices, and office equipment so their employees will have a great place to work.  However, when you ask people where they go when they really need to get...

VSTO: The Customization Cannot Be Installed

VSTO: The Customization Cannot Be Installed

Got this strange error today with an Excel add-in I’m working on:

Now this seems pretty straightforward, right?  However, the add-in doesn’t show up in the Add/Remove programs menu! No amount of clean solution or rebuild would resolve this...

Windows 7 0x800704cf Error

So I turned on the computer today and the network shares weren’t working. Ran through a couple of checks: Can I ping the machine? Check. Can I remote desktop into the machine? Check. Are the firewall settings okay? Check. Can...