• About Kevin

    Software engineer. Tea drinker


    Wondering what its like working at Microsoft?

    by  • July 22, 2008 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    For those wondering what it is like to work as an intern at Microsoft I have written yet another article for Microsofts StudentZine newsletter about it, so if you are interested in having a read then head on over to the blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/ukstudentzine/archive/2008/07/18/student-voice-life-as-an-intern-kevin-pfister.aspx and have a read.And yes, the free Coke is awesome.

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    Working at Microsoft…

    by  • July 18, 2008 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well I am now working at Microsoft (though as an intern) in the Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) Department. My role is that of an Academic Developer Evangelist (ADE) and what I do is I try and communicate with Students and like minded people to get them interested in developing and try and show...

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    Attack of the Freshers

    by  • October 7, 2007 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    Well its that time of year again when freshers decend upon us in their masses. And thus it is that time to start organising stuff for my campus society DevSoc. The society aims to help students who have a passion for technology to be able to unleash it on the latest and greatest tools...

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    OPO Runtime… again?

    by  • September 20, 2007 • Articles, Programming, Projects • 1 Comment

    When I first started programming my OPO runtime I was doing it as a proof of concept, except with some of the cool support and interest from people I have finally decided to rewrite it properly. Also after being given some technical documentation about how OPO was structured and its internals helped! So its...

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    Office Ultimate… the ultimate steal

    by  • September 14, 2007 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well its that time again when students are returning to University, some with new PC’s and Laptops however most of those do not come with Office… So what are all those poor little students going to do? Well, Microsoft has came to the rescue with an absolutely amazing new deal called ‘The Ultimate Steal’...

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    All MIX’d up DAY 1

    by  • September 13, 2007 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well I have just returned from MIX UK yesterday, and I bring back with me the most almighty of swag, Microsoft branded socks… Microsocks if you will. Well ok I got some other stuff as well but I couldn’t stop laughing at the socks. So MIX UK 07! It ran between the 11th and...

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    Off to MIX in the morning!

    by  • September 10, 2007 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well only a few hours to MIX UK 07, its looking to be a great event and the schedule looks amazing. With some great speakers that Microsoft is providing and hopefully I’ll get to interview some of them. If your at the event and you see two students with a tripod and video camera...

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    Imagine Cup Registration starts tomorrow!

    by  • August 31, 2007 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well as already mentioned in a previous post its that time again for the Microsoft Imagine Cup and tomorrow (1st September) is when the registration starts. I will be signing up for the Algorithm section for sure; I think its an awesome section though depending on who I can combine with then I may...

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    Imagine Cup France 08

    by  • August 25, 2007 • Imagine Cup, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Well its that time of year again where students around the world fight it out to make the best software solutions in the chance to win the Imagine Cup; a competition set up by Microsoft to find the best young minds. The competition is split up into various sections in which people can compete....

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