Santa Clause in Microsoft Paint

I Love seeing cool stuff produced in Microsoft Paint such as (the Pixel Painter, 4 year painting, Mona Lisa,Great Football Moments) and this Is another great video “Time lapse speed painting of Santa Claus using Microsoft Paint. Nearly 50 hours of drawing compressed into a couple of minutes” Thanks to David for the tip Rob…


Hal Lasko, the Pixel Painter with Microsoft Paint

Over the years I have posted some Microsoft Paint art, (4 year painting, Mona Lisa,Great Football Moments) but none really compare to this from Hal Lasko, the Pixel Painter with some stunning images that he has created. Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand….


Sign language recognition and translation with Kinect and Bing

Some coolness from Microsoft Research “Watch a demonstration of American and Chinese sign language translation using Kinect and bing translator.” Spotted via Wired Rob Technorati Tags: MSR,Microsoft research,Kinect,sign language,accessibility


OT–Lotus F1 car in Microsoft UK Headquarters

As you may know Microsoft Dynamics sponsors the Lotus F1 team , well wandering down through our reception i spotted this Lotus F1 car VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL   now being a bit of a car geek i actually think it might be  a 2010 model but all re-liveried up… Rob Technorati Tags: Lotus,Microsoft…


Geek Beta

I don’t usually do non work stuff on here but couldn’t resist these shots of youngest (9 months) wearing his Geek Beta t-shirt I bought for him in the company store on my last visit to Redmond… Rob Technorati Tags: Microsoft,Geek Beta,Microsoft Company Store


Microsoft Techdays Online Webcasts 2011

Microsoft UK Techdays 2011 – Online Webcasts  Looks a great series of webcasts covering topics from Cloud computing, the desktop and moreplus there are some great prizes to be won if you tune in… “Hosted by the leading specialists in their field, Tech.Days Online brings you all the latest advances in the public cloud, private…


Royal Institution Christmas Lectures sponsored by Microsoft Research

If there is one program I always try and catch over Christmas it is the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, that I have watched since a boy  and again this year they are being sponsored by Microsoft Research. This year, the three lectures given by Dr Mark Miodownik under the title ‘Size Matters’, will be shown…


A History of Microsoft – Highlights from the First 35 years.

A History of Microsoft – Highlights from the First 35 years. Great new article on the Windows Online site that covers the history of Microsoft and our operating systems, with some great geek trivia in there as well. 1975–1981: Microsoft boots up 1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0 1987–1992: Windows 2.0–2.11—More windows, more speed 1990–1994: Windows 3.0–Windows…


Microsoft Uk tech Days – A week of free technology events

Just wanted to point out these Free events Microsoft UK is running Microsoft tech days between the 12 and 16th April in London . “This April, we’re celebrating a number of product launches and innovations during an exciting week of technology and social events.  Join us to find out how you can get the most…


Give with Bing – Use Bing and Microsoft will give money to Sport Relief in the UK

  Now this really is a good reason to see what all the fuss is about Bing.  Give with Bing “Search with Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft, and for every 10 qualifying searches you do, we will donate 5p to Sport Relief.” Just go to the web site and download and install the…