Interesting Links 3 January 2011

Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a good start. I know mine is. I’m very excited about the promise and potential of this year. Last year was  a very good one and the momentum continues. I was on vacation last week but that doesn’t mean I was off line. I guess I can’t stay away. So here are a few things I found interesting over the last week or so.

Ruthe Farmer (@ruthef) of NCWIT  (@ncwit) was interviewed by Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) about women in computing. Good interview. Ruthe is director of strategy at the National Center for Women and IT.

Are you interested in functional programming and the possibilities of using it for game development? Then this post from the F# team is for you Project templates for F# games, libraries and applications on Windows Phone 7 using XNA

Lynn Langit (@llangit ) posted the slides for a talk she has been giving called Microsoft Developer Tools NOW for Kids and Adults 

There is now a Role Playing Game Starter Kit for Windows Phone 7 using XNA. Something to point interested students at perhaps.

Just for fun I set up a splash page on @aboutdotme – check it out! http://about.me/alfredtwo