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  • Blog Post: A Long Way From The Osborne

    Growing up, I distinctly remember how technology first made its appearance in my life and how it evolved over time. My dad used to bring home from work his ginormous Osborne computer in the 80s, with its black screen, green typeface and no GUI (I played a lot of Zork on that thing). Computers gradually...
  • Blog Post: Secrets to Success for Women in Tech

    Occasionally, I am asked for career advice. Now, I *definitely* don’t have it all figured out (I work from home, and there are days when I’m still wearing whatever I slept in until about 5 minutes before the school bus brings my kiddo home from school), but I have collected a few nuggets...
  • Blog Post: What I Wish My Younger Self Could See

    I can’t say there is one moment when I decided that I would go into technology. Growing up, I was one of the geekiest kids that I knew. When other girls were talking about popular bands in high school, I was listening to ripped tapes of video game music. When other girls were going on dates, I...
  • Blog Post: An Open Letter to Future Women in Tech

    My Fellow Women in Tech and future colleagues, Let me first state that this professional path, was never something I intended and definitely something I never planned. I wasn’t a programming prodigy unless mastering Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing counts. I didn’t take computer science in...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces U.S. Imagine Cup Finals Demo Day Winners

    Today, Microsoft hosted the 2013 U.S. Imagine Cup Finals Demo Day in Silicon Valley. The top 10 U.S. teams pitched their ideas and solutions to investors, entrepreneurs, and technology professionals for a chance to win cash prizes and support for their businesses. COMPETITIONS WORLD CITIZENSHIP...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft U.S. Imagine Cup 2013 Finals: Virtual Event & Team Presentations Schedule!

    Don't miss the live stream of the 2013 U.S. Imagine Cup Finals this Monday, May 13 from 8:45 am - 2:15 pm PST! RSVP for the virtual event here . If you're reading this on the day of the event (5/13), you can catch the live stream on Channel 9 and on our Facebook page ! Team Presentations Schedule...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces the Imagine Cup 2013 U.S. Finalists!

    UPDATE - May 8, 2013 We will be streaming live from the U.S. Imagine Cup Finals Demo Day on Monday, May 13 from 8:45 am-2:45 pm PST. RSVP for the virtual event here: http://po.st/uEd5Jl . REDMOND, Wash. – April 16, 2013 - Microsoft today announced the 10 teams who are advancing to the 11...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Team LifeLens Presented today to Judges

    This afternoon, U.S.A. team LifeLens presented their project—the goal of which is to stop the more than one million deaths a year due to malaria—with more than 85% of deaths occurring in children under five years of age. LifeLens has created a device that delivers an accurate screening of...
  • Blog Post: Pulling Together the World One Project at a Time: Imagine Cup Kick Off Ceremony in NYC with Steve Ballmer, Dennis Crowley, and 120 Student Team Finalists

    We’re so excited about the kick-off for the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide Finals! Last night, in the NYC Marriott in Times Square (which later, Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley told us we need to be sure to get out of), 120 student teams, chosen from 1.4 million registrants, converged...
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