Thursday, February 18, 2016

hack.summit() 2016

hack.summit() 2016
A Virtual Event for Developers
Presented by Pluralsight - February 22nd-24th, 2016
Featuring programming language creators,
open-source contributors, and thought leaders

The largest virtual conference in history
The largest programming conference in history
The largest hackathon in history
hack.summit() virtual hackathon ($150K in rewards)
February 20th and 21st, 2016

Microsoft to donate $1 billion in Azure resources

Azure Newsletter February 2016
"Last month, Microsoft chief executive officer, Satya Nadella, announced that Microsoft Philanthropies will donate $1 billion USD in cloud computing resources over the next three years to 70,000 nonprofits and NGOs worldwide. Three initiatives are part of this commitment: serving the broad computing, storage, and software needs of the nonprofit community; expanding access to cloud resources for faculty research in universities; and reaching new communities with last-mile connectivity and cloud services. For more information, be sure to read the blog post from Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer."