Announcing Bradley Reece Mensching.

A week ago today, my wife and I brought our first child into the world. Bradley Reece Mensching was born at 2:44 PM on November 5th, 2011. Bradley was 15 days late but arrived a healthy 7 lbs. 3 oz. nonetheless. Mom and baby are doing great as we adjust to our new life as a family of three.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, blocks of war.

What do you get when you combine Lego's and Gears of War? Blocks of War, of course. Heath found this one and it is really impressive. I wonder if Traveller's Tales would ever make this for the Xbox?

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WiX v3.6 Beta released.

If I was a Microsoft executive I would start off by saying I'm super-excited to announce the release of the WiX v3.6 Beta. But I'm not. I'm just your friendly local WiX toolset benevolent dictator saying that WiX v3.6 is looking pretty good and we'd like to try it out. While Wix36.exe downloads, let's talk a little bit about what's in WiX v3.6 Beta and what is not.

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WiX Working Group video of the week, liquid nitrogen quantum magic.

I mentioned a fun weekend project called Smashfest 2011 in my last blog entry. Liquid nitrogen provided quite a bit of amusement by allowing us to smash objects that wouldn't normally smash. Like a marshmallow. I also asked for your videos last week and my lead sent me a video that is simply amazing. Check out how liquid nitrogen can expose the magic of quantum physics. Mind blowing.

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