Pure Imagination: Video Interview with Grant Skinner

Check out the video interview with Grant Skinner at FITC Vancouver. During the video interview, Grant answers the question “What does an interactive developer/designer do?” and he takes us through his perspective on Web Standards, Flash, HTML, CSS, Canvas and suites of JavaScript library goodness.


Chat Marios Damianides Partner Ernst and Young, Global Authority in Security and Risk Management

Marios Damianides is a partner with Ernst & Young in the Risk Advisory Services division in New York. At Ernst & Young Mr. Damianides has worked with numerous Fortune 100 companies designing and implementing security management systems. Mr. Damianides is a member of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and served as its international…


New Jump Start for Developers! Build Windows Phone 8 Apps. Register Now.

Microsoft Learning is thrilled to announce a new Jump Start for developers focused on building apps for Windows Phone 8. This special live online course is scheduled for two full days of fast-paced, demo-rich sessions led by Microsoft Technical Evangelist, Andy Wigley, and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Strategist, Rob Tiffany. Andy and Rob are two of…


Windows 8: Pure Imagination–Last Chance to Register

November 23-25, 2012 Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University Windows 8: Pure Imagination Where developers, designers, game builders, start-ups and students unite to explore the possibilities of Windows 8. You’ll be encouraged to look beyond the features… to what can be accomplished when inspiration and technology intersect. In less than 40 hours you’ll get…


Navigating Windows 8 on a desktop PC

Graham Jones, as a top engineer created many innovations and more recently led the Canadian user group VANTUG to a No.1 work ranking. In addition, Graham was a founder and long time Chairman of the largest international user group federation, GITCA, which is HQed in Canada. We met recently where he shared his useful insights…


Show the world the power of Windows 8

November 23-25, 2012 Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University Windows 8: Pure Imagination Where developers, designers, game builders, start-ups and students unite to explore the possibilities of Windows 8. You’ll be encouraged to look beyond the features… to what can be accomplished when inspiration and technology intersect. In less than 40 hours you’ll get…


Managers and Teams Winning in the Cloud

Learn all about Microsoft Private Cloud with: Free evaluations (trials) of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Microsoft Virtual Academy courses on Windows Server, System Center and the Private Cloud Guided labs focused on the Microsoft Private Cloud Each one you complete gives you another chance to win the grand prize of $5,000.  And…


Microsoft Breakthrough in speech translation technology

Microsoft Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid demonstrates a speech recognition breakthrough via machine translation that converts his spoken English words into computer-generated Chinese language. The breakthrough is patterned after deep neural networks and significantly reduces errors in spoken as well as written translation. http://blogs.technet.com/b/next/archive/2012/11/08/microsoft-research-shows-a-promising-new-breakthrough-in-speech-translation-technology.aspx#.UKJZOIdX18E


2012 Prosperity Ranking: Canada and US

IT is the largest driver for the economy and prosperity. Rob Atkinson, founding president of the IT Innovation Foundation, a Washington DC think tank, in his recent World Computer Congress presentation talked about: “in large U.S. firms, every dollar of ICT capital is associated with $25 of market value. $1 of non-ICT capital is associated…