Stanford CS194: Senior Software Design resources from Microsoft

CS194: Senior Project was one of my favorite classes at Stanford, because it was an opportunity to build a project based on societal needs using the coolest technology out there.  My team designed and implemented a project leveraging the Nintendo Wiimote; but today with the Kinect for Windows sensor, Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Azure,…

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Hey students! Want to win great prizes like Windows Azure Platform passes, Kinect for Windows sensors, up to $8000 USD, and a free trip to Australia?

Round 1 submission deadlines for concept designs are rapidly approaching, so get in your great ideas! The Imagine Cup Challenges are open to students from all over the world:          Kinect Fun Labs Challenge  (deadline: March 6)          Windows Metro Style App Challenge  (2 quizzes left: Quiz 5 is 2/28, Quiz 6 is 3/6)         …

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Students: realize your potential!

*Note: This is the content for a talk for students at UCLA. I was always overwhelmed by all the advice I got in college, so I aim to simplify the message I want to get across when I speak to students.  Because it’s fairly easy to remember three things, here are three important tips that…

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Imagine Cup registration and Round 1 submission instructions

The Spring Round 1 submission deadline is February 14, 2012, so get in your project plans! For more on Imagine Cup, visit Sam’s blog. Here are some instructions for the 10-minute process: Go to http://imaginecup.us/ and click on “Competitions.” For this example, I’m going to go with “Software Design.” Click on “Details.” Download the “required…

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Microsoft US Imagine Cup People’s Choice Award—Vote for Your Favorite Team Today!

The finalists for the Imagine Cup by Microsoft have been chosen! The Imagine Cup challenges students from around the world to use their imagination and technology skills to solve the world’s toughest problems. Visit http://on.fb.me/2011ImagineCup and vote for your favorite team today! You can vote every day, and just by voting you could win an Xbox Kinect! Students have worked…

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