Chris Pietschmann

husband, father, hacker, entrepreneur, futurist, innovator, autodidact

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Announcing New BuildHoloLens.com Blog!

  With the recent release of the Microsoft HoloLens, I've decided to dig deep into HoloLens development. In an effort to continue in a similar fashion to what I'm already doing with BuildAzure.com, I've decided to create a dedicated site for all my Microsoft HoloLens content. The latest addition to my learning, blogging, and sharing endeavors is the all new Build HoloLens blog located at http://BuildHoloLens.com. I have also created the new @BuildHoloLens Twitter account associated with the... [More]

Windows Live Writer now Open Source! as Open Live Writer

The old Windows Live Writer application for authoring blog posts in a “Word-style” fashion was a really good blog authoring application. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been maintained by Microsoft in a long time and is closed sourced. Thankfully, there’s been a movement to finally get Windows Live Writer released as Open Source. Thanks to Scott Hanselman and MANY others, the all new Open Live Writer has now been released! Download it here: http://openlivewriter.org The new Open Live Writer is license... [More]

Social Media has ruined my blog, or am I just lazy?

As I've been using Twitter more the last couple years, I've also been blogging less. Every time I go to write up a new blog entry I realize how long it's been since the previous post. I know I'm not alone in this, and other people might blame Twitter, Facebook and/or some other social media service. It's so incredibly easy to share a link or just a sentence of information on Twitter. Facebook makes it easy to share more than just a short blurb, so many people use Facebook instead and then post a... [More]

I just finished migrating to BlogEngine.NET...

I just finished migrating my blog over to use BlogEngine.NET. The process was very painless. I only had to do two things: 1) write a sql script to import my posts/comments/tags from my old blog into BlogEngine, and 2) setup some redirect pages to redirect traffic to the new urls. Now, I just need to find or create a better theme to use.