Build 2016, Our Conversation with Developers

The world of technology has always been fast-moving, but in recent years the conversations we’ve been having with developers has been evolving into 3 conversations. The first conversations saw Microsoft embracing open-source technologies. The notion of a developer working with only one platform, be it “all Microsoft”, “all Oracle”, “all Linux” or “all Apple”, is… Read more

Build starts tomorrow

We are only one day away from Build and I’m looking forward to continuing our conversation with developers coming together from across industries and from around the world. Over the next three days we will be immersing developers, tech professionals and press in technical content and demos at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The… Read more

Coding from the classroom to the Space Station

Introduction Most kids have a fascination with computers and space, but very few have the opportunity to explore both. So in September 2015 when Danny Kim of Quest Institute met with JD Marymee of Microsoft for a routine visit, a great idea was about to be created. Danny discussed the work Quest was doing with… Read more

World’s Largest Arduino Maker Challenge

Makers have a passion for building things from things they just find interesting to solutions that make our lives easier. In support of that ideal we’d like to call all inventors, artists, hardware hackers, DIYers, Developers, and other builders of things that may one day end up changing the world, to show the world what… Read more