Andre Da Costa Personal Computing Hero, Microsoft MVP, & Windows Insider

It takes dedication and true passion to become a Microsoft MVP–even more so if you live in a context where technology and internet access can be scarce. Andre Da Costa, the one and only MVP in Jamaica, describes himself as a “technological late bloomer.” The day he’ll always remember: When his mother brought home his first computer, a Zenith GT workstation with MS-DOS and Lotus Word Pro, back in 2001.…

Mauricio Uribe: Windows Insider and Coding Advocate AUTHOR: Bharath Mohan

Meet Mauricio Uribe, one of our Insiders hailing from Bogota, Colombia. We sat down with Mauricio during a Windows Insider Meet Up in February 2017: his passion for technology, his drive to help local children learn to code, and his infectious energy for life make Mauricio both a great conversationalist and an influential Windows Insider.

Windows Insiders Developer Spotlight: Sketchable

Meet Ryan and Miles Harris, the two brothers behind Sketchable, an app that makes creating art with Surface even better than drawing in a sketchbook. Ryan and Miles launched the app right alongside Windows 10, making Sketchable one of the first true Universal Windows Platform apps in the Microsoft Store. More than half a million downloads later, fans are raving about how the app’s flowing inks and fast, pressure-sensitive sketching…