Daily Update, Oct. 3rd – NASA and Six Other Organizations Join Skype in the Classroom

Today’s edition of the Daily Update has a stories on Skype as well as profiles on some of the employees involved with the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, which is being held in Baltimore, Maryland from Oct. 3 to Oct. 6.


  • In a blog post earlier this morning, Next at Microsoft Editor Steve Clayton profiled Kate Tsoukalas, a tester on the browser user experience team of Windows Phone. Kate is among a handful of women scheduled to speak at the Grace Hopper conference this week. And in this post on the Microsoft Research Connections Blog, you’ll hear from Rane Johnson-Stempson, Principal Research Director for Education and Scholarly Communication, Microsoft Research Connections, and Katie Doran, an intern at Microsoft Research Connections.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog