What to do on a Ney York trip

New York city has a lot to offer to tourists. For an upcoming trip here are the recommendations I got: Empire State Building: the ESB observatory has great views of NY although it still costs ~$20 per person.  The Museums were great The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Museum of Modern Art The Guggenheim Museum of New York…


How to do anything

VideoJug shows how to do all the very things one is expected to know!  See How to Tie a Tie among other things other sites include  eHow.com and ViewDo


Academic Days on Business Applications, Relational Databases and Security

Aboard the Disney Wonder Cruise from November 1-4, 2007 Microsoft Academic Days on Business Applications, Relational Databases, and Security will be held aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship, November 1-4, 2007. The conference is co-branded with the Association for Information Systems (http://home.aisnet.org) and will feature a track about teaching cases run by the Journal of…


The Third Annual Microsoft Academic Days Conference on Game Development in Computer Science Education- Call for papers

Call for Papers GDCSE’08: The Third Annual Microsoft Academic Days Conference on Game Development in Computer Science Education February 28-March 3, 2008 On board the Celebrity Century cruise ship departing from Miami, FL Submissions deadline: October 15, 2008 Conference Paper Submissions: http://gdcse2008.confmaster.net GDCSE ‘08 – the Third Annual Microsoft Academic Days Conference on Game Development…


Summer Faculty workshop in Modern Software Development with Microsoft .NET

Dr. Joe Hummel is organizing and teaching an intro & advanced workshop running this summer, July 29 – Aug 3, 2007 at the University of Evansville (Evansville, IN). The reg site is live, which also contains workshop details: This workshop is subsidized by Microsoft and is open all faculty. The training starts at an introductory level….


Faculty Registration for the 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI is now open!

It is no longer possible to do science without doing computing.                                                                                                                         The use of computers creates many challenges as it expands the realm of the possible in scientific research and many of these challenges are common to researchers in different areas. The insights gained in one area may catalyze change and accelerate discovery in…


Good books on SOA written from an architectural perspective for use in an academic setting

I got a question about books on SOA for teaching and did some asking around. I have been able to find the following so far and will add more as I learn more. 1) “Readings in Service orientation”  is a free book from MS Architecture Strategy Team http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4469946F-2723-47A2-9F54-6520DDAE3260&displaylang=en  2) Doug’s Connected Applications Blog Report / June…


Beginnings of a blog

I have been using Sharepoint for a number of years and it is a wonderful piece of software for storing and sharing documents and lists. I am an avid user of shrepoint as it has server me well. However it is currently limited to authenticated users. The outside world has been using web logs and…