GerardoDada

Hello. I am Gerardo Dada, formerly responsible for Developer Marketing at Microsoft (hence the blog name), now doing Windows Mobile Marketing with our OEM and mobile operator carriers. Even though I work in marketing for Microsoft, this blog represents m

July, 2005

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    24 Hour Challenge Complete

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    It has been a very intense 24 hours, specially for the 6 guys in the IT competition. They worked non-stop demonstrating incredible passion, creativity and skills. If I had not seen it myself, I would not have believed what these guys accomplished in...
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    Imagine Cup 10:30 AM update - 3 1/2 hours to go!

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    About a hour ago the IT competitors were judged on their ability to meet a technical challenge. Amazingly all six passed with flying colors. We designed the competition to be super-hard. Basically they are building the whole infrastructure for a company...
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    A few stories about the finalists from around he World

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    Short clip about the Jamaican team British competitors make CNN Bill Gates meets Thai finalists A story about the finalist from Queensland, Australia And a story about the finalists from Malaysia
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    Soma on Imagine Cup, details

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    8:10AM Update - Breakfast is served, teams are taking a quick break, there is more activity at the Pan Pacific hotel. 6 hours to go. The algorithm competitors are in their own rooms solving individual challenges. The short film teams have been up since...
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    Imagine Cup update - 8 hours to go!

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    It's 6 AM in Yokohama - all 6 competitors in the IT Challenge are working hard to complete all requirements.An interesting combination of a strong will to win and caffeine flows through their veins. We have sounded the alarm three times now. Every...
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    US Team competing in Japan - Cool Tablet app

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    The team from Virginia Commonwealth University that won the US Imagine Cup is here in Japan competing with 40+ winners from around the world. Their app is quite interesting. In their own words "LINK is an application suite designed to utilize the portability...
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    Imagine Cup Pictures!

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    Check out more pictures from Yokohama and the Imagine Cup 2005
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    The Imagine Cup webcasts direct from Yokohama!

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    Mario just aanounced we are webcasting different events of the Imagine Cup on theSpoke TV, a beta feature developed by Daniel Maia (a student ambassador from Brazil). You can see the videos here: theSpoke TV More content will be posted over the next...
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    Other people blogging the Imagine Cup

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    Here are a few of them... A few posts from Shreyas on our team, who runs the Imagine Cup Blogger from Austria In german, but with nice pictures Matthias Raacke from Germany Gustavo Danzi from Brazil Mohamed Reza from India More pictures...
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    Imagine Cup 2005 - Report from Yokohama

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    The final event has started. The best students from dozens of countries are here to demonstrate who is the best. It is a competition to “ celebrate achievement in technology ” in invitationals that include algorithm, software design, visual gaming, IT...
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