WiX Working Group video of the week, real world transformer.

This is a great video. It's not just special effects. There's a touch of humanity in this science fiction. I don't have any nostalgia for the Norton Commando but I imagine this would be even more awesome if I did.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, bobcat ninja.

There are skills and then there are skillz. Anyone that gets this good at their craft deserves serious props, and this guy has some mad skillz. They definitely earned the title "bobcat ninja". Check it out.

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WiX toolset support for Software Id Tagging - ISO/IEC 19770-2.

A name, or if you prefer identity, is a profoundly important concept in pretty much everything. In software deployment identities serve as the foundation for versioning and dependencies which are pretty much everything for us. In ancient Egyptian mythology, Isis was granted power over the all powerful sun god, Ra, when he told her his true name. Ra gave Isis a bunch of other names before his true name which is similar to a problem we have in software deployment. How do you get the true identify of software? Well, ISO/IEC 19770-2 wants to be the solution and today's release of the WiX toolset makes supporting that standard trivial.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, tax propaganda.

It's Tax Day in the United States soon. Have you ever wondered where taxes came from? I hadn't thought about it deeply and found the NPR story fascinating. The video was astounding and I was left wondering what the world was like when a video such as this could be distributed. Think about it.

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