Windows 10 latest essential links and updates

This just came today from Gabe Aul so I will share essential extracts: You can read about these and other updates here Tips & Tricks Remember, to get the fastest access to Windows 10 Insider Preview builds, you can move to the Fast ring (just note that Fast ring builds typically have more bugs than…


Chat with world renowned Stephen Downes National Research Council

  Stephen Downes, Research Officer, Human Computer Interaction, Information and Communication Technologies, National Research Council of Canada Stephen Downesworks for the National Research Council of Canada where he has served as a Senior Researcher, based in Moncton, New Brunswick, since 2001. Affiliated with the Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group, Institute for Information Technology, Downes specializes…


Upcoming ACM-SIGSOFT Webcasts in June: Agile/Evolutionary Development, End-User Software Engineering, Technical Transfer

In June 2015, ACM and the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT) present four free, special webcasts. Register today! Tuesday, June 2, noon ET: "Agile and Evolutionary Software Development," Václav Rajlich and Will Tracz:Successful software requires constant change that is triggered by volatility of requirements, technologies, and stakeholder knowledge. This constant change constitutes…


W10 pulse—curated top news

May 17, 2015–My picks for curated top Windows 10 news : 3D Printing Model Design Challenge New Windows 10 Mobile preview Building and porting apps for Windows 10  


Start planning with the Windows 10 editions

For executives and managers planning IT strategy for enterprises, there are key consideration areas in Windows 10 as evidenced by examining the preview (available through the Insiders program where there are about 4 million users). Full versions of Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Pro are free upgrades for qualifying Windows 7,…


ACM Webinar Friday May 15 12pm ET–Making the Digital and Physical Worlds Accessible for People with Disabilities

From the ACM:"Over one billion people–15% of the world's population–have a form of disability. This makes it imperative that we make our Web and mobile applications accessible for people with disabilities. It also presents interesting computer science challenges in perception of both the digital and physical worlds. In this webinar, we'll discuss cutting edge research…


Try it – Easier Skype Translator Preview Access

Increasingly business is international and communications is a barrier. The Skype Translator addresses this and represents a great opportunity in effective business communications.  As announced this past week, you can obtain the Skype Translator preview simply by downloading the Skype Translator preview application from the Windows Store (Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 preview) and then…


Essentials of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager:

Platform Vision & Strategy (6 of 7): What’s New in System Center for Management https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2459   Great for an all up view across System Center SCOM specific content starts at 32 minutes   Microsoft System Center Operations Manager: Monitoring in a Modern World https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/2015/BRK2467   Announcements SCOM agent to run on Nano Server Network monitoring enhancements MP…