Category Archives: Microsoft Technologies

Microsoft Research- Cliplets

Cliplets: Juxtaposing Still and Dynamic Imagery From the Microsoft Research website: What Are Cliplets? A still photograph is a limited format for capturing a moment in time. Video is the traditional method for recording durations of time, but the subjective … Continue reading

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OneNote and Student Learning

I felt this was worth passing on. It shows the value and power of Microsoft’s OneNote and how it impacts student learning. Well done to Kelvin. Originally posted by Michael C. Oldenburg on the OneNote Blog: For Kelvin Dueck, a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface for CELIL

As things start to move ahead with the launching of the Centre for Excellence in Leadership, Innovation and Learning (CELIL), I’m getting the Microsoft Surface ready for delivery to it’s new home. It is a really impressive piece of kit, … Continue reading

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Microsoft and the Future of Gaming?

Generally, I write about Educational issues but when I saw this video I had to put it on the site.The Microsoft Xbox Team are developing new technology called  Xbox Project Natal. If you wanted to see what our answer to … Continue reading

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RSS-an information lifeline

I have long been a huge fan of RSS feeds. What is RSS or Really Simple Syndication? Well, rather than try and explain it, Commoncraft has already done the hard work to make it simple in layman’s language.    Prior … Continue reading

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Photosynth Competition for NI Students

Yesterday Microsoft released Photosynth as a free download. If you haven’t seen what it can do, go to the site and watch the video. Rather than rewrite the entire announcement, I’ll just direct you to Brandon LeBlanc’s Blogsite. He has … Continue reading

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Live Mesh in Ireland

Microsoft announced yesterday that Live Mesh is now available in Ireland. It had previously been available in the UK. If you haven’t looked at Live Mesh before now you really should. "Live Mesh puts you at the centre of your … Continue reading

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