Microsoft Student Partners by Stacey Ball

As the new intern I thought I would start this issue with a bit about me and what you can expect to see in the Studentzine in the coming issues.  Already I’ve been designing the new MSP Programme 2008/9 and have been looking forward to exciting new events, opportunities for you to get involved and…

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Worldwide Telescope – Kris Athi (MSP)

Unlock the star gazer in you… Today, Microsoft Research has released a  cool new application that really is out of this world! WoldWide Telescope turns your desktop PC into an (almost) fully fledged telescope to help you unlock the star gazer deep inside itching to get out. Using the extremely intuitive user interface, you are…

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ATTACK! ATTACK! Robots ahoy…

Though not necessarily in name, robots have fascinated man for years. Just to make sure I wasn’t rambling on with nonsensical idiosyncratic nonsense, it seemed like a good idea to find a definition of the word “Robot”. From a quick search around and the dismissal of definitions that were too computer science specific an answer…

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[Article(".NET Attributes")]

There have been many articles on Attributes, so rather than go through the rigmarole  of re-hashing a subject I have will give a quick introduction. After that I have knocked up a quick demo which will hopefully get you moving in the right direction! At the end is a list of useful resources. What are…

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UK student? Want to be a Student Rep? Read on…

By signing up to be a Microsoft Representative you won’t just get to find out about the best technology out there, you’ll actually get hold of it! Not only will you receive unique access to the representative portal that’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest technology – Windows Vista, Windows Mobile, Expression and loads more…

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Paint Brushes out!

Are you interested in the next wave of designer tools and want to get the low-down on what is happening with the industry? Creative Arts Magazine are holding an event on the 10th of May in Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Paul Newman, Senior Editor of Computer Arts magazine will be hosting the…

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{Games++} – Games Development Day

It’s finally here, Games Development Day has become {Games++} and we can now confirm the date and venue: // Wednesday 17th May 2006, from 10:00am to 5:00pm// Leeds University Union’s Conference AuditoriumLeeds Game Development Society (http://gdsleeds.com/) and Microsoft have joined forces to bring you a jam packed day of game playing, industry speakers and free food….

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Imagine Cup on The Register

As you may or may not know, the winners of the UK Imagine Cup are blogging about their trials and tribulation on The Register-Developer (http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/imagine_cup/). It’s been interesting so far to see what the boys have been up-to and we have got a lot out of it. So waht about the other imagine cup teams…

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Academic Papers and Search

When you start researching projects for university; or even when you have a question on some arcane titbit of knowledge that a research in the deepest darkest chad has discovered and there is no way that you can contact him – what better way than to get your hands on the knowledge than search it…

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