Disney Character or Microsoftee – Sara Ford tells her story for Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (ALD10)

Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (#ALD10) is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.  I’m looking forward to reading about the women in technology who motivate us all.  Last year I found Tim O’Reilly’s post about the women at O’Reilly was very touching.  I was motivated by how…


Free Windows Phone 7 Series Developer Training Kit

Windows Phone 7 Series holds a promise to be an amazing personal mobile phone with new innovative user interface and functionality, as well as a great development platform on which you can quickly and easily build games and applications. With a myriad of new devices, a powerful and immersive software platform, and a new marketplace…


Bing vs Google – The Showdown of the Maps – A student perspective

by Darren Doyle I’m a big fan when it comes to Maps. I have no idea why mapping online is so cool to me, but it’s one of the things I use a lot. Today I’ve decided to compare Bing and Google Maps both side by side and see who is the winner! While Wikipedia…

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Students at MIX10

Our students at MIX (Jeremy, Joe, Tom).  join our Live Blog tomorrow at 9am PDT review today’s live blog coverage   Photo courtesy Vetela Hawkins Technorati Tags:  MIX10, MicrosoftSI


MIX10 Exploring Windows Phone 7, XNA, Silverlight, and much more

We’re having so much fun here at MIX10 and we want to make sure that what stays in Vegas reaches you!  I’ve been lucky to be attending with three of our student Insiders and I’m keeping pace … for the most part. I wanted to spend a little time connecting you with many of the…


#NotAtMix? Join the Live Blog, Live Stream, or Channel 9

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … right?  Not when it comes to MIX10.  Here’s how you can connect to what’s happening Want the student perspective?  Join our Live blog where you can listen or chat with us about the upcoming announcements.  Starting at 9am PT.   MIX10 Day 1 and Day 2 keynotes…

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Microsoft {iGive = dc} at MIX10 DonorsChoose.org

Tired of XL T-shirts? Come get a women’s shirt with real Swarovski crystals!   {iGive = dc}; What is iGive? The iGive program is a way for Microsoft to “give back” to the communities that we live in and serve.  It is part of the overall corporate citizenship pillar of key initiatives that we all…


Tom Ziegmann in Arizona Reports on MIX10

I’m Tom Ziegmann and I’m the IT Student Insider. Taking on the challenge of being one of the first Student Insiders is nothing new to me. At the age of 16, I was an intern at Microsoft on the Windows Home Server marketing team. I’m currently a freshman (almost sophomore) in college working towards a…