Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 16 Apr 2015 07:20
Scott Hanselman writes "....What a lovely time we had at DotNetFringe last week here in my hometown of Portland. Wonderful speakers, great topics, good friends, and an energized open source community. Videos will be coming soon, I'm told, for you to enjoy! What is/was .NET..."
Read more » Conference Season Spring 2015 - DotNetFringe, AngleBrackets, BUILD and more!
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 09 Apr 2015 04:38
Scott Hanselman writes "....When managing Azure resources (Virtual Machines, Web Apps, etc) I like to do most of my work in Azure from the command line using the "Azure xplat cli" - the Azure Cross Platform Command Line Interface. It's an Open Source node.js app that..."
Read more » Introducing Azure Resource Explorer for the Azure Resource Management APIs
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 03 Apr 2015 20:59
Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm a big fan of Open Search, the idea, the format, and the user experience it can enable. You start typing a domain you've hit before that you want to search within. When it starts autocompleting, you hit tab, and then type your search. So,..."
Read more » On the importance of OpenSearch
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 02 Apr 2015 21:00
Scott Hanselman writes "....It's amazing that I can basically be my own IT Department. The kinds of things we can do in our homes as individuals with off-the-shelf hardware would have needed an IT Dept of a dozen just 10 years ago, ya know? Amazing. I wanted to be able to VPN..."
Read more » Setting up a VPN and Remote Desktop back into your home with a Synology (from an iPhone)
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 01 Apr 2015 05:45
Scott Hanselman writes "....I'd like to take a moment and be proud of myself and my friend Saron. This last month, March of 2015, we teamed up at decided to come up with a scheme to get folks excited about Making. By making, I mean creating physical things with hardware..."
Read more » March was for Makers - Fantastic Hardware Tutorials, Videos, Podcasts and more!
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 17 Mar 2015 23:51
Scott Hanselman writes "....So I got locked out of an Ubuntu VM that's running in Azure Long story, but an employee left and somehow the "admin" user I had access to no longer had "sudo" powers anymore. I needed to run apt-get update &&..."
Read more » Getting admin by adding a new user to sudoers when you're locked out of an Azure Linux VM
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 16 Mar 2015 21:11
Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm writing this as I sit alone in a remote meeting room. As a remote worker, this is just one of the tiny, daily paper cuts. To be clear, I like being remote and I wouldn't change it, but some days Being a Remote Worker Sucks. This is a rant, but..."
Read more » Tragedies of the Remote Worker: "Looks like you're the only one on the call"
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 14 Mar 2015 06:13
Scott Hanselman writes "....I've long lamented the sad state of Diabetes technology. For the last 20 years I've been told that it'll be cured in the next few years. (Spoiler: That hasn't happened.) Fortunately some technological breakthroughs have happened, like the CGM..."
Read more » Bridging Dexcom Share CGM Receivers and Nightscout