Software Design competition – work required?

We’ve had some queries as to what is required to enter the Imagine Cup Software Design competition. This is a great question and relevant, as many students worry about the conflict between their academic studies and this competition. The answer is a kind of "how long is a bit of string" one in that you…

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BMW and Silverlight

I love it when two of my favourite things come together. Now, I’m not a big BMW fan (too many lane hoggers in the UK) but am a car nut (driven a Ferrari F430, had 2 MINIs and know way too much about most cars, etc) Silverlight is being used on the BMW TV site…

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Channel 8 – Rob Miles on teaching and all things .NET

I’ve known Rob for over 4 years and its always a joy to work and travel with him whether that is the Imagine Cup or going to PDC in LA. He is always off talking at conferences about .NET development on the Xbox 360 or phones or small embedded things. Here he is talking to…

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Like the StudentZine newsletter – take this quick survey

The StudentZine is a small but perfectly formed newsletter we send out to students across the UK every month telling them all about the latest technology trends and student activities we do on campus. We want to make it better, both in terms of content and the cosmetic look and feel and if you complete…

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What happens when you register for the Imagine Cup…

(…and are only a little bit lucky) Thanks to Tien for being a good sport and showing us his delight on receiving a brand new Xbox 360 Elite. Stephen has received is and is gaming away on Halo 3. And we have even more to give away (well, that or the Academic team will be…

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How to get your students registered for the Imagine Cup

We’ve received a lot of positive feedback from our faculty contacts about the Imagine Cup this year. Just to recap why it’s such a great year: More competition focus in the UK including great prizes Easier to get involved in the Software Design (just an idea to start). All your teams can enter rather than…

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Added the Instant Messenger Gadget – you can talk to me

I’ve now implemented a great new feature of Windows Live Messenger which enables me to embed my IM presence online so that readers can see my status and even ping me a message and start a conversation. This may not be as bold a move as Eileen or James putting their phone number up there…

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