This Channel 9 Video is so impressive, I couldn’t help but think that this is the closest we’ve come to allowing any creative team to invent and then build an interface like the futuristic ones imagined for movies like Minority Report or Iron Man.*
* minus the holography bits. although maybe some awesome researcher could come [...]
The Legend of the Greasepole is a game that began its life on July 1st, 1996, when a group of Engineering students from Queen’s University in Canada decided they’d create a way to re-live their unexplainable annual tradition from the comfort of their long-suffering computers.
After last year’s XNA port, the release of the Silverlight 2 [...]
Just got back from the Steve Ballmer / Guy Kawasaki keynote at this year’s Mix.
Is Guy ever not on form? He did a great job asking Steve the tough questions, making it fun, and getting a few candid answers, along with some “PR” answers as well, including Steve’s cautious response to “What about [...]
I’m back in Canada. I’ve gone from 28 degrees and kitesurfing to -2 and this:
In addition to snow, life here already involves code and consulting. So, after being quite involved with the developer community in Ireland, I’m looking forward to attending my first Canadian .NET Usergroup meeting tomorrow night.
I’m in the middle [...]
They say the hard part is controlling the kite. Focus on the kite, they said, and the board will follow.
But I have wind experience (windsurfing, sailing), and not board experience (skateboarding, snowboarding), and so for me, the hard part came when I tried to get up on the board in the water.
My instructor, Gerardo [...]