The Women in Tech Lunch at Mix11 generates action

The first-ever LEGO Serious Play event at the WiT Mix11 luncheon hosted around 100 attendees, both women and men.  I co-led the event with LEGO superstar, Thomas Mueller (shown below leading a LEGO Mindstorms event at the Microsoft Store in Mission Viejo, CA). Thomas graciously lent us over 8,000 bricks from his personal collection for…

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SoCalDevGal is still Mix(ed) up – part 2 – what about IE8?

Maybe these new FREE Hands on Labs will help.  Let me know if they do.  Also my colleague, Mithun Dhar, has been blogging about IE8 for developers. MSDN Virtual Lab: Building Web Slices with Internet Explorer 8 Developer http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9655888 MSDN Virtual Lab: Preparing for Internet Explorer 8- Application Compatibility Developer http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9655889 MSDN Virtual Lab: Using…

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SoCalDevGal is still Mix(ed up) – part 1 – Attendees tell it like it is

So, I didn’t get to Mix09, but 50 of my closest friends did.  So, I asked them about it and here’s what they said: From The Developers Announcements that mattered most – MVC, Silverlight 3, Super Preview From The Designers Announcements that mattered most – Silverlight 3, Super Preview, SketchFlow, Expression improvements, IE8 release From…

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Mix09 – so what?

Are you a web developer and/or designer?  March 18-20 in Las Vegas is Mix09 and you should go. I know what you are thinking.  "Oh, I’d love to, but, yeah, right how do I justify a Vegas trip now?" More than ever now smartness wins. Networking wins.  Inspiration and fun are still relevant too. By…

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geekSpeak and why it’s cooler than a podcast

Hey – check it out, while at Mix08 in Las Vegas – Glen and I talked to Nikita from Channel 8 about geekSpeak. Like my shirt?  Very ‘bling, bling’ isn’t it?  That’s the shirt we gave out to Mix attendees for making a donation to the YMCA for National Women’s History month.  I did a…

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Silverlight Controls

Have you checked out the Silverlight 2.0 beta 1 controls introduced at Mix last week?  Make your life easy…   Silverlight Controls

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Steve Ballmer and Guy Kawasaki Keynote @ MIX Online

Watch Steve Ballmer and Guy Kawasaki Keynote This was one of my favorite things at Mix08 this week.  There is a TON of information to absorb and understand from Mix – a great place to start is to watch the sessions from Mix that of interest to you – those sessions are available online at…

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{iGive=y}; at Mix08

{iGive=y}; Help Microsoft support the YWCA in honor of National Women’s History month in March by exchanging a donation for a limited edition iGive shirt.  The shirts will be distributed by members of Microsoft’s Developer Platform & Evangelism team at Mix 08 on March 7 & 8th in Las Vegas, and March 12 & 13th…

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Use this cool app to build your schedule for Mix08

Going to Mix08 next week?  Check out this cool Vista (WPF) application.  These are the sessions I am going to try to catch each day as well. I am looking forward to seeing you there. Wednesday Thursday Friday get the WPF Mix08 schedule app

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