What’s your coding style?

Larry Osterman has a breadth and depth of knowledge about many things, specifically Microsoft and technology related as he has been working at Microsoft for 20 years now. He recently wrapped up his excerpts on coding style with a post about his own coding style. What do you think? –Eric (Grand Valley State University)


Where will technology take us next?

A very interesting and though provoking video can be found here… I will leave rest up to you. –Eric (Grand Valley State University)


It’s been a slow few days…

Sorry for the lack of posts over the past few days, but due to the holiday we actually were away from the computer for a bit. It good to take a break every once and a while, but now it’s time working again. We are working on getting a really cool idea approved at the…


Skin Windows Media Player

Have you beaten Halo 2 yet?  Continue the fun and download the Halo 2 Windows Media player skin. -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)


I have a degree… now where’s my job?

It appears to me that many students do not like to get involved with extracurricular activities unless a professor or another authoritative figure tells they they should. In this recent article from the ACM Tech News a college degree doesn’t guarantee you a job. While this isn’t new news it still appears that many students…


Getting down to the wire…

It has just been one of those days… I am very happy that we are on Thanksgiving break today, because I do not think I could have made it through one more day of classes. Yesterday was the first delivery day for a group project at school and of course due to another big class…


Could you use a scholarship for college?

Microsoft offers four types of technical scholarships to current undergraduate students: General Scholarship, Women’s Scholarship, Underrepresented Minority Scholarship, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.  Applications for the 2005-2006 academic year must be postmarked by January 15, 2005. -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)


What do you want for the holiday?

If you aren’t sure yet or you need to buy a present for a geek and don’t know where to start, check out the Microsoft Holiday Gift Guide Virtual Pressroom. –Eric (Grand Valley State University)


What’s coming next for the Tablet PC?

Bert Keely talks about the interaction between the Tablet PC and Smartphone in a great 5 minute video posted on Channel 9. Where do you see Tablets and Smartphones going? –Eric (Grand Valley State University)


Bill gets spam too

Ian Ceicys, a Microsoft Student Ambassador, points to an article that says Bill Gates gets millions of spam emails a day.  How much spam do you get? -James (Cal. State University, Long Beach)