Microsoft's Firenze competition had its finale last weekend and the $20k prize money was awarded just in time for the teams to kick back and watch the Superbowl. As an observer, it was a great 2 days to watch students deal with a startup like environment and adapt to the natural changes of business but more than that, I took away two things about changing perceptions and following passions.
The fourth in our Something for the Weekend series takes a look inside Microsoft's Studio B for some old skool posters.
Hands up who is working this weekend? Well I'm at work but not strictly working...I'm attending Microsoft's Firenze BXT finals. Check back here over the weekend and on @MSFTNext on Twitter for updates on who is heading for the $20k in prize money and solving a Microsoft business problem.
I once met a guy in a bar in Seattle who dubbed himself a "social navigator"...oh how we laughed. The joke was one me as it would appear he's now been reborn as an MIT Media Lab device called Proximeter.
Has Flickr just set a new bar in beautiful design on Windows Phone 7? From my initial use, the answer is yes.