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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Student Technology Day Videos Online - SteveB and more industry/MSFT greats

    On 1 October 2008, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer and a host of industry professionals discussed the next generation of computer science innovations with more than 300 students and lecturers from across the UK - the event was the Student Technology Day . The videos are now all online in glorious Silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup, Competitors at the ready....

    The Imagine Cup 2009 is in full swing. And there is no better year to compete - there has been so much going on in the world of Microsoft technology recently: Silverlight 2.0 released PDC and all the goodness around Mesh, Azure, Windows 7, etc XNA Studio 3.0 Beta announced ... The Imagine Cup is one...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup UK - The winners story

    It seems like a lifetime ago that we held the Imagine Cup UK finals in London and over 150 students, partners and press came together to see what the competition was all about and how students were helping to fight climate change. Ben and Dominic won the Software Design competition, and after competing...
  • Blog Post: Expression...nah...its all about MSPaint for designers

    Looking forward to attending Future of Web Design in London in mid-April. The Academic team will be there in a "Student Zone" inside the MS stand area wanting to talk to designer students about how they use software and if we can help them or their lecturers (like we do so well with the CS...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup competitors - where are they now? Channel 8 videos online

    My first two videos on Channel 8 are now online. Yes, I do sound that weird (that's Northern Irish people for you) and talk a lot. But these guys all have done incredibly well out of the Imagine Cup and our student programs and their stories are worth listening to! Imagine Cup UK - where are they now...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Day on 5th June 2008 - Celebrating the best in UK student talent

    It's been a busy couple of months for the Imagine Cup and we have a good 200-odd students fighting it out for great prizes and the opportunity to travel to Paris (in style) to compete at the worldwide finals. And to celebrate the best year for the Imagine Cup in the UK we are going to run an event tentatively...
  • Blog Post: Bill Gates at Stanford on Channel 8

    The Bill Gates Stanford Speech Covers DreamSpark, Imagine Cup, Innovation, power of software and students
  • Blog Post: The Inspiration Tour videos on Channel 8

    I managed to get Ed and Ben into the MS UK recording studio thing before Christmas to record their sessions delivered across the country online for Channel 8 . Those videos are now all online. Ed has the background and here are the videos are for your viewing pleasure: Microsoft Inspiration Tour;...
  • Blog Post: Conference calls

    We ran our first student Live Meeting and had 30 of our student partners from around the UK on, and for many of them it was their first experience of a conference call. We had people typing and with their laptop microphones on, phone calls going on in the background, etc. It all reminded me of this great...
  • Blog Post: Bill's last day at the Office

    This is too good not to share! It is a spoof video which Bill Gates opened the CES 2008 Keynote with - it has loads of celebrities making appearances and worth a watch Video: Bill Gates Last Day CES Clip Almost as funny is that George in the IT Pro team has a photo of Bill on her desk ... :)
  • Blog Post: innerworkings - Train your developers to code (properly)

    I spent some time talking to Bob and the guys at innerworkings about their product and service - it is a developer training interface which integrates directly with Visual Studio and gives developers (ones that write code for a living rather than students) practice based learning opportunities to hone...
  • Blog Post: Where are they now? Imagine Cup 2004 Winner - Andy Grieves

    This is the first in a series of videos and email interviews with former competitors in the Imagine Cup here in the UK. A very common question we receive is "What happens to former winners and competitors?" and whether the Imagine Cup has had a positive effect on their lives since. I'm not...
  • Blog Post: Like the StudentZine newsletter - take this quick survey

    The StudentZine is a small but perfectly formed newsletter we send out to students across the UK every month telling them all about the latest technology trends and student activities we do on campus. We want to make it better, both in terms of content and the cosmetic look and feel and if you complete...
  • Blog Post: FreePlay Lounge - the movie!

    Video: Free Play Lounge, GameCity07 Paul Foster recorded the event I mentioned earlier . Looked like a great party!
  • Blog Post: Xbox 360 + Students + Paul Smith = Freeplay lounge and GamesCity event

    Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend but it looked like a cracking event (pulled together mainly by Claire on our team !). A great event hosted by Nottingham council and Nottingham Trent University. We hosted a bunch of academics and students at two venues - a Paul Smith cinema and bar called Bluu to...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft jobs in Europe for Silverlight development and Live

    Students in the UK might be interested in this post from Claire Dillon to see that Microsoft do have developer roles in product groups outside of the bubble that is Redmond. "Few people know that Microsoft have quite a few core development centres outside Redmond - or that there is in fact one based...
  • Blog Post: Blogging contest - win £1200 and more

    " On your blog site, describe how you will use Office Ultimate 2007 to excel in your academic studies" If you are a UK student and want to spread the word about the great £38.95 offer for Office 2007 , then this is a great way to go about doing that. On offer as prizes: PRIZES Grand Prize. A (£1200 GBP...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Student Partner on a journey

    A slide show of one student's interactions and his travels as a result of competitions like the Imagine Cup and the Student Partner program . It's definitely an inspiration to the 62 UK MSPs who are coming to London on the 17th/18th September for what we are terming 'Boot Camp' - access to the leading...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Suite

    Windows Live is all starting to come together - at the software installer level at the very least :-) (And at the Software+Services but I'm not going that deep tonight, tis Sunday after all) Windows Live is now bundled as a suite of products to help bridge the world of your OS/desktop and the web (software...
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