Inspiration Tour

by Ed Dunhill, Academic Developer Evangelist This year the academic team have been touring UK universities talking about Microsoft’s bleeding edge technology and relating it to career opportunities. Since October we have travelled in excess of six thousand miles, visited twenty three universities and spoken to over two thousand students. Since we started planning the…

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All I want for Christmas….is a Silverlight enabled Cool Wall!

by Mark Johnston, Marketing Manager, Microsoft The “Dear Santa” Christmas list is about as popular these days as a Geocities homepage to the Facebook generation! The team at DotNet Solutions in Windsor have come up with a novel (not noel) solution which combines the popular TopGear “cool wall” concept with Silverlight to allow users around…

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Vista Gadgets

by Ben Coley I don’t know about you guys, but I love Windows Vista.  Amongst other things, it offers powerful performance, stability, security and a rich User Interface (UI).  Part of this new rich UI is the Windows Vista Sidebar; a place on the side of your screen devoted to displaying gadgets that feed you…

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Channel 8

By Will Perry – Microsoft Student Partner With lectures, coursework deadlines and long evenings in the SU, how can anyone possibly be expected to keep up to date with technology too!? Luckily the nice folks at MS have packaged together all you’ll ever need to stay way ahead of the game at the new student…

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Mix: On Campus

By Kris Athi – Microsoft Student Partner We have all been there, a mentally dull lecture that just seems to drag on for an eternity which is more than likely based around an aspect of computing your heart really isn’t interested in. It usually all starts off well and good, but your notes quickly go…

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Imagine Cup 2008 Update

By Anna Liza Lomibao We’ve had a brilliant response to Imagine Cup registrations across the country. Many of you are rising to the challenge to put your ideas into practice and in boosting your future careers. If you haven’t as yet registered – you still have time. Please note the deadline for the Software Design…

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