Data Privacy Day 2013

As you may or may not know, today, and every January 28th is Data Privacy Day, a day that according to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is a day that “Canada, along with many countries around the world, will celebrate Data Privacy Day. Recognized by privacy professionals, corporations, government officials, academics and…


Microsoft + Mustang = Ultimate Machine

The Discovery channel show Inside West Coast Customs worked with Microsoft to deck out a classic muscle car with all the latest in Microsoft Technology. The final result is pretty awesome! No it is not April 1st, this is for real and it is cool! The crew at West Coast Customs worked with developer evangelists…

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D³ Special Edition: Directions of IT - The Developer Opportunity

On this D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE special, the crew travels to the East of Toronto .NET User Group in Pickering, ON for a special presentation by Gladstone Grant, VP Developer & Platform Group at Microsoft Canada (my boss’ boss) (LinkedIn, Twitter). Gladstone talks about Microsoft’s overall technology direction and the opportunity it provides developers to…


Windows Phone 7 Game: BulletAsylum

BulletAsylum by UberGeekGames is a gorgeous game for Windows Phone 7 that’s part Missile Command, part Geometry Wars and all awesome. It’s written using XNA and coming soon to both WP7 and Xbox live and coming out later this year. Here’s their blurb: BulletAsylum is a new spin on the classic defend-the-city-from-meteors genre. Simply touch…

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Limbo

I’ve been spending summer playing a couple of Xbox 360 games situated in dark nightmare worlds. One is Microsoft Studios’ and Remedy’s Alan Wake, which could be described as an homage to Stephen King (so much so that they name-drop him in the opening credits); the other is Limbo, an Xbox Live Arcade game:  Calling…

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