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Almost every single Xbox executive we profiled in this video last year has left the company

Boyd Multerer, the genius Microsoft engineer who founded Xbox Live, helped build the Xbox 360, and led the development of the three-operating-systems-in-one Xbox One platform, announced on Twitter today that he’s left Microsoft to pursue new opportunities. Multerer has been on leave since the Xbox One launched; he and his wife Keri launched the interactive erotica site Silkwords back in Februrary, and now he says he’s focusing on other new startup ideas.

But more importantly, Multerer’s departure means that almost every single person on the Xbox One team we profiled last November when that console…

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Microsoft’s former Internet Explorer chief has left the company

Dean Hachamovitch — the man who oversaw the development of Internet Explorer for ten years — has left Microsoft. Hacahmovitch announced the news in a short blog post, in which he said he was “ready to enjoy a different point of view on both tech and life,” 24 years after he joined Microsoft. In an interview with GeekWire, Hachamovitch said that the company “really has changed a lot” since he joined in 1990, and that he was “overdue a change.”

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Contraste awards for digital printmaking, only 3 weeks left to enter

There is still enough time if you want to create and submit work to the digital fine art print competition. Just take a minute to read this, then get to work!

Theme of the competition

The theme of the competition is Globalization, an artist’s look at an ever changing world. Click here for more information.

How to enter

Read the instruction carefully on that page.


All work must be sent at the latest on August 15, 2014.


A selection of the best work we receive will be exhibited in our Art Gallery in Fribourg, Switzerland. A catalogue of the exhibition will be published too.


1st prize
CHF 3’000.– (around USD 3’600.-)
Rewards the best print according to the jury.

“Bright New World” award
CHF 1’000.– (around USD 1’200.-)
Rewards the best print favouring a positive view of globalization.

“Apocalypse” award
CHF 1’000.– (around USD 1’200.-)
Rewards the best print according a negative view of globalization.

The awards cannot be combined.

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Do you have any artist friends that could be interested, make this you share this with them or on social media sites. You can for example join the Facebook page to support the competition.

The sponsors


This event is supported by Webydo, artists and designers favorite tool for website creation.

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Left Field Cider Co.: A family of brewers blending local BC apples with French and English varieties for a minimally sweet alcoholic drink

Left Field Cider Co.

While roughly half of the world’s cider is still made in the UK, it turns out that the apples in British Columbia can yield a pretty kick-ass artisanal cider too. The young Left Field Cider Co.,…

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Studio Visit: Amelie Mancini: The French-born, Brooklyn-based artist on her process, Left Field Cards and her love of baseball

Studio Visit: Amelie Mancini

by Eva Glettner The multi-talented Amelie Mancini is a Brooklyn-based French artist who works with a variety of mediums—from wood to linen to wool—to create her playful, colorful artworks. Her fascination…

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Andrew Clarke on designing for the Left

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Stuff & Nonsense is one of five shortlisted nominees for the Agency of the Year award in the 2014 net Awards. We spoke to founder Andrew Clarke about recent projects and how things have evolved over the company’s 16 year history.

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3 Days Left: The Ultimate Spring Bundle with $2,521 worth of Resources – Just $59

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The real reason John Carmack left id Software

When Doom programmer John Carmack left the company he founded to go work on the Oculus Rift, the assumption was that Carmack had traded a stale job for an opportunity to pursue his hobby — virtual reality — instead. His former studio, id Software, suggested as much in a statement at the time he left, saying that Carmack had “become interested in focusing on things other than game development at id.”

Apparently, that’s not quite true. The real reason that Carmack left id, he tells USA Today, was because he couldn’t work on virtual reality games while he remained at the studio. Originally, Carmack had championed virtual reality while still at id, going so far as to promise that Doom 4 would support the technology. However, it now…

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