UKStudentZine Article – Tech on Tour

I recently wrote an article about the developments in technology since we have been running the Inspiration Tour with information about expected advancements in 2008. The UKStudentZine is a monthly newsletter for students published by Microsoft which includes articles about technology and our student programmes. You can view my article here and sign up for…


XNA Game Studio 2 Released and Entry to Dream-Build-Play 2008 Opens!

Yesterday the much anticipated XNA Game Studio 2.0 launched adding support for all versions of Visual Studio and online multiplayer gaming. To learn how to get started, install Game Studio 2.0 visit and get some code samples visit All your existing  v1 games will still work and any ongoing projects can easily be upgraded….


Inspiration Tour Update

As we’re nearing the Christmas break I thought I’d put together a post about the tour so far… Since the third of October we’ve visited 20 universities all over the country, travelled in excess of 6000 miles and spoken to nearly 2000 students. The reaction has been great and we’re in the process of adding…