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Senior VP at the Intern Party?

Steven Sinofsky, a senior vice president at Microsoft in the Office group, has a blog. In his latest...

Author: kevinbri Date: 07/21/2005

Heard at theSpoke

Dave is taking a new job working for the Xbox division. He's started to blog about what that work is...

Author: kevinbri Date: 07/08/2005

Bill Gates and the Windows Embedded Student Challenge

Justin Creasy is blogging about the Microsoft Windows Embedded Student Challenge (WESC 2005) event...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/17/2005

Win a trip to the PDC

Channel 9 is running a contest with a free trip to PDC05. Details here. Winners will come from...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/13/2005

.NET BattleBot is TechEd Keynote guest of honor

This is fairly cool - the first Battlebot based on .NET was a guest of honor at TechEd 2005.

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

Update on 2005-2006 Student Ambassador announcement

I know, we're running a day behind our goal of annoucning these on June 7. But we're almost there -...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

Windows Embedded Student ChallengE 2005 Finalists Announced

Just got this from Ivan Joseph, who leads this very cool effort: The 2005 finalists have been...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

Florida presentation on SPOT, by faculty and students

Just saw this from Shervin's blog - Florida .NET user group is hosting some faculty and students...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

MSR Faculty Fellowship Awards

Kevin Schofield posts about Microsoft Research's New Faculty Fellowships Awards. About the program:...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

INETA Newsletter

If you're a student, I highly recommend finding out about the local .NET user group near your school...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005

Imagine Cup US SDI winners up on Tablet PC Dev Center

Team ECESIS from Virginia Commonwealth, who won the US Software Design Invitational in Imagine Cup,...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/08/2005


Over at theSpoke, Brian Scarbeau is blogging about TechEd. Sounds like he was impressed with the...

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/06/2005

OneNote PowerToy contest

Student devs, check out the competition around OneNote PowerToys. (link via Scoble)

Author: kevinbri Date: 06/03/2005

Want to beta test New Zealand?

Just by downloading Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Beta 2, you will get a shot at a...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/26/2005

Reaching the next generation of developers

Jeff Sandquist posts about Bitman's Place, a new experiment in helping introduce young kids to...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/26/2005

More Imagine Cup photos are up

Thomas Nguyen has posted a bunch of his pictures from this weekend - Thomas was a competitor in...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/23/2005

Northeastern University takes 3rd!

Congratulations to Northeastern's Team Splines and their eVt applicaiton for taking 3rd place! Jorel...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/23/2005

Carnegie Mellon takes 2nd place!

Congratulations to Team Smartcare from Carnegie Mellon University, for taking home 2nd place in the...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/23/2005

Virtual Earth

Wait until you see what is coming this summer! Chandu Thota who is on the team getting the Virtual...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/23/2005

Defining an Imagine Cup region

In case you read the Regional results below and wondered how Boston U could end up in the Northwest...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

Imagine Cup - mobile graffiti

John Gibby and Peter Pesti of Georgia Tech are presenting their application called "mGraffiti",...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

The official Imagine Cup US Finals info

You know you're official when you get up on Microsoft PressPass! For lots of great stuff about this...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

Regional results!

The regional results for the US Software Design are listed below. The first place team for each...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

PowerPoint, demos, and code

Jan-Kristian Markiewicz blogged about some details with the US Software Design in Redmond. Things...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

Imagine Cup Pics

You can find some early ones here. We'll get some more posted from the Project Fair in a bit We'll...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/21/2005

Imagine Cup US Finals - Morning Recap

Day one is flying by - we started out with intro presentations by Nicole, Daryll, and I, then had...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/20/2005

Imagine Cup US Nationals are rolling!

Soma Somasegar, VP in Developer Division at Microsoft, talks about the Imagine Cup student...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/20/2005

An operating system written in C#

Microsoft Research is creating a new operating system written in C#. The operating system is called...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/18/2005

CS Goes Gaming

CNET takes a bit of a closure look at the use of games within CS courses at US universities.

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/16/2005

Bill Gates interviewed by engadget

Once again a senior Microsoft exec, in this case Bill Gates, is interviewed by a blogger. Part one...

Author: kevinbri Date: 05/02/2005

Now that you've got Visual Web Developer, what to do with it?

Check out some of the hosting offers for ASP.NET 2.0 Beta 2. -Kevin (Microsoft)

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/18/2005

Get your Express Beta 2!

Visual Studio Express Beta 2 editions are now available for download! Perfect for students and a...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/18/2005

Play with your code - MSDN Coding4Fun Dev Center is live!

Sometimes the world of software development is far too serious, so the guys from the Visual Studio...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/18/2005

Take a peek at Express

A look into some of the upcoming Visual Studio 2005 Express products.-Kevin (Microsoft)

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/14/2005

Low US finish in the ACM competition

The University of Illinois tied for 17th in the ACM's International Collegiate Programming...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/14/2005

The NCAA will NEVER be forgiven

After reading Scoble’s blog, Kevin Shofield’s post and the comment by Alfred I am...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/13/2005

Virtual What?

Have you seen Virtual Server 2005 or played with Virtual PC? Well if you haven’t (and even if...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/12/2005

Are you going to be the Last Developer Standing?

A friend and student ambassador pointed out a contest, The Last Developer Standing, and asked me to...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/11/2005

NewsGator Plug-In for Community Server

I have created a workspace on GotDotNet for this plug-in. The code that is up there is pretty much...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/10/2005

Express Edition Webcasts

Want to learn how to write some interesting applications using the Visual Studio 2005 Express...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/04/2005

l33t5p34k for the rest of us

I have discovered how amazingly old and uncool I am. I came across this Google site, which is...

Author: kevinbri Date: 04/04/2005

How does your student club cope with newbies?

Julia Lerman, who is a big contributor to INETA and to the Vermont .NET User Group, is wondering how...

Author: kevinbri Date: 03/30/2005

Non-Rectangular Forms

Josh Blake does another blogcast on non-rectangular forms using C# and .NET. Check it out on the...

Author: kevinbri Date: 03/28/2005

U.S. Government Tales... Cracking 256-bit encryption

The Washington Post is reporting on the U.S. Governments Distributed Network Attack (DNA) is used to...

Author: kevinbri Date: 03/28/2005