December Tech Calendar

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 Phone Camp Hofstra Univ. Hempstead NY Private Cloud Malvern PA 2 RIT Game Camp Rochester NY 3 Random Hacks of Kindness Cambridge MA Random Hacks of Kindness Manchester NH RIT Game Camp Rochester NY 4 Random Hacks of Kindness Cambridge MA Random Hacks of Kindness Manchester…

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Random Hacks of Kindness: Geeks Giving Back

December 3-4th marks the fourth Global Random Hacks of Kindness event, and Boston as well as Manchester, New Hampshire, are each hosting one of the nearly 36 concurrent hackthons being held worldwide that weekend. The event brings together technologists and subject matter experts to identify and refine problem statements and to collaborate on solutions. Although…

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Announcing the RockPaperCancun (er, Azure) Sweepstakes!

It’s a Sweepstakes!  and It’s a Competition! Our previous RockPaperAzure tournaments were all about coding a winning Rock Paper Scissors “bot”, just a bit of code (deployed as an assembly) that you write to return one of the game moves.  We’ve retained that air of competition, but we’ve also made some changes to make the…

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Going Mobile with MassChallenge

Did you know that smart phone data usage increased by 89% in the year ending June 2011?  or that there were estimated to be 5.3 billion mobile subscriptions by the end of 2010?  or that 90% of the worlds population is in an area with mobile coverage?   These are staggering numbers that give insight into…

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RIT Game Camp–December 2-4

Game Camp is only half the story, well actually it’s only a quarter of the story!  For the weekend of December 2-4 at the Rochester Institute of Technology there will be a number of concurrent events focused on game development for the phone, XNA, and HTML5.  My colleague, Andrew Parsons, the Academic Evangelist who covers…

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Taking the Cloud on the Road

Brian, Peter, and I are gearing up for another roadtrip to spread the goodness that is Windows Azure!  The Windows Azure DevCamp series launched just last week with a two-day event in Silicon Valley, and we’re jumping on the bandwagon for the East Region. We have five stops planned in December, and we’re doing things…

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