Thirty six plus equals two

A surprise gift After I reread last year's birthday update, I was struck how similar my life is exactly one year later. Thus incrementing last year's title seemed most appropriate. Today I am thirty six plus equals two.

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Attention Scarcity

Attention Scarcity Attention economics suggests that people's attention today is a valuable and tradable commodity. Anyone that has two cats, a toddler and a newborn knows that attention is valuable and scarce. What I haven't found is a service that actually trades some other resource (money?) for attention.

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WiX Toolset v3.9 R2 Released

Today we published our first ever maintenance release of the WiX Toolset. WiX Toolset v3.9 R2 fixes three bugs (listed below) that were deemed too serious to wait for v3.10. You do not need to upgrade to v3.9 R2 unless you hit one of these issues.

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Announcing Heidi Kim Mensching

Last week, my wife and I brought our second child into the world. Heidi Kim Mensching was born at 2:49 AM on December 17th, 2014. Like her brother, Heidi arrived late at 7 lbs. 3 oz. She gave us a bit of a scare late last week but now Mom and baby are doing great.

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