Heralding in the Immersive Online Olympic Experience in Canada

Today represents a very important day for our country – the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games.  Over the next 2 weeks, we are going to be witness to some incredible athleticism and stories with the world united through sport. I can remember vividly watching previous Olympic Games in front of the television, marveling…


Live Mesh is in Canada!

All my sister blogs (IT Manager, CanDev, and CanITPro) have shared the great news that Live Mesh is now available as Technology Preview in Canada without a sign-up wait list. So, you don’t have to wait to try out the cool software-plus-service technology. Here’s the official description of Live Mesh: Live Mesh is a “software-plus-services”…


Expression Around the Clock

As we are kicking off the fall season at Microsoft, we have an exciting global design event, called  “Expression Around the Clock” planed for Thursday, October 4.  That’s right! Expression Around the Clock: the whole event is within 24 hours covering 10 countries. We starts off at Auckland, New Zealand and finishes at our own Toronto, Canada….


Canadians win design awards

Cross posted at http://davidcrow.ca/article/1644/canadians-win-design-awards A Toronto-based designer placed 3rd in a Microsoft sponsored design competition. Kenneth W.K. Wu, creative director for Dymaxium, won third place out of 349 submissions for his Zeed+ for the Future. “The overall design concept is inspired by “Ikebana”, the Japanese traditional art of formal flower arrangement devoted to balance, harmony,…


Microsoft Canada Development Center(MCDC) in Vancouver

Microsoft Canada and our corporate head office will be opening a software development centre in Greater Vancouver, BC. The Microsoft Canada Development Centre will open in the Fall of 2007 and will be home to software developers from around the world. This fantastic news was announced earlier today. I think this is such a great…


Are you our next User Experience Advisor!!!

Ok, cool the conversation has work and Mark is in!   Check out his post User Experience / Design and Innovation On The Web!  Alright…. it wasn’t hard to convince him, I just had to give him enough support and information to get MS corp on side… and he had done it!   Can you tell, I’m…


Momentum is building

I’ve spent the last week selling the need for another UX Advisor in Canada.  As I highlighted in a previous I feel passionate that having someone with great industry experience in Canada that could support the community and share their learning’s is a great way show that we are serious about UX!  So…… it’s getting closer to being a…


Canididate:Barbara Geng

  I just recieved Barbara’s application and wanted to share it with you… have a look, check out her video and comments below! Online Portfolio: http://barbaradesign.awardspace.com/index.htm Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEniUn_FUb0 When I saw the job posting of the User Experience Advisor on the career center website at the University of Toronto, I was so excited about this…


Are you the Canadian User Experience community’s newest Intern/Apprentice?

I’m looking for a User Experience (UX) Advisor to join the team that I feel is changing the way Microsoft is connecting with the community. To do this I really want my actions to speak for themselves and invest in the leaders of tomorrow today. This role is not open to everyone and I really…