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    Senior VP at the Intern Party?

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    Steven Sinofsky , a senior vice president at Microsoft in the Office group, has a blog . In his latest entry he talks about a party the Office group throws for their summer interns. I think it is interesting that Microsoft VPs believe that interns are...
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    Heard at theSpoke

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    Dave is taking a new job working for the Xbox division. He's started to blog about what that work is all about. It looks like he's in for some fun time and will have a lot of interesting things to talk about in the coming weeks and months. If you are...
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    Bill Gates and the Windows Embedded Student Challenge

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    Justin Creasy is blogging about the Microsoft Windows Embedded Student Challenge ( WESC 2005 ) event going on this week-end in Redmond. In this installment he talks about Bill Gates visiting the teams who have come from all over the world. Justin was...
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    Win a trip to the PDC

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    Channel 9 is running a contest with a free trip to PDC05. Details here . Winners will come from bloggers and from people who enter their Shareware Coding Contest . - Alfred Thompson
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    2005-2006 Microsoft Student Ambassadors for the US of A!

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    We're announcing the first group of Microsoft Student Ambassadors for US universities next school year. A full list is below - each individual who was nominated will get an email directly by the end of today with more details. For those not selected...
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    .NET BattleBot is TechEd Keynote guest of honor

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    This is fairly cool - the first Battlebot based on .NET was a guest of honor at TechEd 2005.
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    Update on 2005-2006 Student Ambassador announcement

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    I know, we're running a day behind our goal of annoucning these on June 7. But we're almost there - we will post the first group of 2005-2006 Microsoft Student Ambassadors for the United States this afternoon (Pacific time) on this blog. Everyone who...
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    Windows Embedded Student ChallengE 2005 Finalists Announced

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    Just got this from Ivan Joseph, who leads this very cool effort: The 2005 finalists have been announced for the Windows Embedded Student ChallengE ! The top 30 teams from all over the world will be in Redmond June 17-18th, 2005 to compete for...
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    Florida presentation on SPOT, by faculty and students

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    Just saw this from Shervin's blog - Florida .NET user group is hosting some faculty and students from DeVry University at their June 14th meeting in Miramar, to talk about SPOT: MS SPOT Watch Technology by Ed Hill (DeVry University Faculty...
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    MSR Faculty Fellowship Awards

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    Kevin Schofield posts about Microsoft Research's New Faculty Fellowships Awards . About the program: "...the MSR fellowship award is meant to identify five of the most promising junior faculty working in computer science, andgive them some "breathing...
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    INETA Newsletter

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    If you're a student, I highly recommend finding out about the local .NET user group near your school or hometown. Chances are they are a member of INETA , which is a fantastic group of volunteers from around the world dedicated to helping .NET user...
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    Imagine Cup US SDI winners up on Tablet PC Dev Center

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    Team ECESIS from Virginia Commonwealth, who won the US Software Design Invitational in Imagine Cup, are highlighted up on the MSDN Tablet PC Developer Center! They are also starting up a blog about their experiences on the run up to Japan. They...
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    TechEd

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    Over at theSpoke, Brian Scarbeau is blogging about TechEd . Sounds like he was impressed with the opening keynote. - Alfred Thompson
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    OneNote PowerToy contest

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    Student devs, check out the competition around OneNote PowerToy s. (link via Scoble )
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    Want to beta test New Zealand?

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    Just by downloading Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Beta 2, you will get a shot at a trip to New Zealand and an assignment to help the New Zealand Snowboard Training Group bring an edge to their new Web site! Three students will win this...
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    Reaching the next generation of developers

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    Jeff Sandquist posts about Bitman's Place , a new experiment in helping introduce young kids to computers. Check out his post for a link to log in during this test period.
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    More Imagine Cup photos are up

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    Thomas Nguyen has posted a bunch of his pictures from this weekend - Thomas was a competitor in Imagine Cup from the University of Houston with their AgileAgents project. For any competitors who attended and took pics, if you want to share them...
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    Northeastern University takes 3rd!

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    Congratulations to Northeastern's Team Splines and their eVt applicaiton for taking 3rd place! Jorel Fermin, Churk Leung, Maurice Peltier About eVt, in their own words ( and their bios, in Word ): The ability to communicate has...
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    Carnegie Mellon takes 2nd place!

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    Congratulations to Team Smartcare from Carnegie Mellon University , for taking home 2nd place in the US National Finals of the Imagine Cup 2005, Software Design Invitational! Bryan Shen, Mark Pimental, and Andy Shen About Smartcare...
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    Virginia Commonwealth University takes the title!

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    Sorry this took so long to post (we needed a nap after all the excitement): AND THE WINNER OF THE US NATIONAL FINALS for the Imagine Cup Software Design Invitational IS Team ECESIS from Virginia Commonwealth University! Congrats to James...
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    Virtual Earth

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    Wait until you see what is coming this summer! Chandu Thota who is on the team getting the Virtual Earth project going has some screen shots on his blog . Maps, aerial imagery, photos, directories and more. This is going to be big. - Alfred (Microsoft...
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    Defining an Imagine Cup region

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    In case you read the Regional results below and wondered how Boston U could end up in the Northwest Region, or University of Hawaii Manoa in the Mid-Atlantic reason, here's the answer: The names are just a fun way to break up the competition into smaller...
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    Imagine Cup - mobile graffiti

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    John Gibby and Peter Pesti of Georgia Tech are presenting their application called "mGraffiti", which is all about using a mobile device to apply "graffiti", or personal notes and comments, about key spots (like your work building, favorite restaurant...
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    The official Imagine Cup US Finals info

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    You know you're official when you get up on Microsoft PressPass! For lots of great stuff about this 2-day event in Redmond, take a look at this site . Including: Student bios and project abstracts (plus some of their photos) Image gallery...
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    Imagine Whirlwind

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    This year's competition is just a whirlwind compared to last year. In 2004's US Imagine Cup we hosted 4 regional competitions around the country, then the top 2 teams from each advanced to the US Finals at TechEd San Diego. Those 8 teams spent an afternoon...
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