Rob’s Last Stand: XNA, Microsoft Robotics Studio, 360s, Wiis, and Dancing Robots

Talk Abstract: By day, he helps mild-mannered developers build n-tiered architectures using .NET technologies. But by night, the real Rob comes out. The one that works endlessly – nay, furiously – with XNA and the Microsoft Robotics Studio. And now, with backpack and camera over shoulders, he’s going freelance, making the IMTC, in fact, Rob’s… Continue reading Rob’s Last Stand: XNA, Microsoft Robotics Studio, 360s, Wiis, and Dancing Robots

I am a Strange Loop

I’d best start this blog with the most-neglected topic from my MSDN blog: artificial intelligence. On the plane ride home from the MIX07 event in Las Vegas, I finished reading the new Douglas Hofstadter new book, I Am A Strange Loop. It’s a sequel to his Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, which alternates… Continue reading I am a Strange Loop

My new blog!

I’m going to start blogging here at www.robburke.net. This WordPress blog was a snap to set up – I am very impressed – and now the hardest bit seems to be choosing the right theme! During the past three years of writing on my MSDN blog, I was constrained by a feeling (right or wrong)… Continue reading My new blog!