Posts By: Mack D. Male

20 Years of Visual Studio: #MyVSStory

Today Microsoft is marking the 20th anniversary of Visual Studio, their integrated development environment. To celebrate, they’ve released Visual Studio 2017! Over the last month or two, Microsoft has encouraged developers to share their Visual Studio story on social media. Here’s mine! I became interested in programming at a very early age and started playing… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 26, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines We increasingly hear about amazing and scary advances in artificial intelligence, but did you know Edmonton “is now viewed as a world leader in the field”? There is some truly incredible work happening at the University of Alberta. Slowly but surely, Edmonton businesses are embracing winter. “It’s part… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 19, 2017

Have a fantastic Family Day tomorrow! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines We have seen plenty of crowds along our street and throughout the downtown this weekend as Garth Brooks kicked off his nine-shows-in-ten-days stretch here in Edmonton. It remains to be seen if the Brooks Bump really will help local businesses, though. Here’s… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #240

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Amber Bracken on winning 1st prize in the World Press Photo’s contemporary issues category for her photo of pipeline protests at Standing Rock. “I don’t even have words for how grateful, and excited I am to be included,” she wrote on Facebook. Episode 23 of… Reads more »