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    Silverlight for MySpace Developer Platform

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    Exciting announcement from Michael’s blog about MySpace and Silverlight. “Now you can build Silverlight applications for the MySpace Developer Platform !  I have been working with MySpace for months on this initiative and now we have some exciting...
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    Microsoft Student Partners Makeover

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    The Microsoft Student Partners website got a much needed makeover.  Now you can see the profiles of students in your country.  Please note, only a subset of countries have been included in this first release.  Here is one of the MSPs from...
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    Installing Win7 from USB onto Netbook or EeePC

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    My team at Microsoft won a diversity award and part of the prize was a new Asus EeePC . I’m installing Win7 on it today, thanks to some instructions Clint Rutkas laid out. I’ll post them here in case you’re in the same boat. Please note, the first link...
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    Technical Book Club

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    When I was in college, I didn’t really know what books to read outside of class.  Internships can often help out a lot with this to get a feel for what others are reading and these days there are some great online lists from technical role models...
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    NASA Images Coming to WorldWide Telescope

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    NASA Images Coming to WorldWide Telescope CNET - March 25, 2009 Large volumes of high-resolution images and other planetary data from NASA will soon become easier to access, thanks to a new partnership with Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope.
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    Ada Lovelace Day – Women in Technology – Jennifer Marsman

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    I’m excited to participate in Ada Lovelace Day as so many of us pledged to do .  It’s fantastic to celebrate all the great women in technology and women who have influenced our lives.  I’ve been influenced by a lot of great women in my life...
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    MIX Web Design Conference Direct from a Student

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    Microsoft Students 2 Business is a Microsoft community that helps students connect with Microsoft partners and professionals to gain experience, mentoring and jobs.  This month, Microsoft Students 2 Business sent Janis Lee at UIUC to attend the MIX...
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    Windows 7 shortcut keys

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    Windows 7 introduces several new shortcut keys to take advantage of design improvements. These shortcut keys will help save time and improve productivity while using Windows 7.  To perform shortcut key strokes, press and hold the keys while performing...
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    Microsoft Student with Encarta for Free

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    Get Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 at no additional cost when you license the 2007 Microsoft Office suite, or any component thereof, before June 30, 2009*! Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 is the ultimate homework assistant for...
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    24 Hour Virtual Event

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    Microsoft Tech Days , a one day Virtual Training event looks interesting. TechDays helps you sharpen your coding skills and learn from your peers how to get the most out of the tools and technologies that you are using today to develop applications. The...
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    Dear Speakers

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    James Duncan Davidson posts some tips for presenters and speakers:  http://duncandavidson.com/2009/03/dear-speakers.html I saw Graham Elwood (a comedian) perform last week and he gave half his show with his back to the audience and found it quite...
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    Alfred’s Monday Morning Links

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    Alfred Thompson posts a set of links each week that are a great source of information.  A few of these that are particularly relevant, find the full article here or follow Alfred on Twitter . Got girls? Live in Texas? UT Austin has a girls tech camp...
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    DigiGirlz Day for High School Girls

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    Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs that target youth. This one-day event, held at multiple Microsoft locations worldwide, is designed to provide high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. About...
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    Microsoft Research TechFest Videos

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    Microsoft research hosts an event called TechFest to show off the cool things they are doing.  Check out some of videos from TechFest .   New innovations and cool technologies being shown at TechFest 2009. Back-of-Device Touch Input This demo...
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    Looking for more job experience?

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    Often students find that jobs they’re applying for require a lot of experience. But they need a job to get experience, but the jobs require experience… what should they do?  This can be especially true today.  I always recommend volunteer experience...
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    IE8 Color Coded Tabs

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    I spent today reading some articles on internet browsers, their features, and their programming models.  Processes are the New Threads:   One of new approaches many browsers are taking is to model tabs as processes instead of threads. ...
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    Happy Women’s History Month!

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    It’s March again – Women’s History Month.  At Microsoft we have a few things going on to celebrate, including: WM_IN on Channel 9 :  From interns to vice presidents there are some amazing women who work at Microsoft, and we want to feature them...
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    Silverlight Game Contest

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    Build a Game in Silverlight for the opportunity to win $5K. More Details here: http://www.serverquestcontest.com/
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