Posted by Paula Aliu

Empathy and the Fluidity of Right and Wrong.

PREVIOUS POST: http://insidersblog.azurewebsites.net/index.php/2016/12/29/the-depressing-options-of-a-wonderful-life-by-a-insiders4good-fellow/ Hi, I’m  Paula Aliu representing Cogno-Aid, one of the 25 Nigerian Fellows of The #Insiders4Good program. Cogno-Aid is a start-up that aims to connect People to licensed Therapist from the comfort of wherever they might be. To get more info on Cogno-Aid here is our website : http://cogno-aidcdm.azurewebsites.net/ Here are some thoughts I would love to share with the community.   EMPATHY  I once went to my favorite…

Posted by Dux

Five Inspiring Lessons I Learned About Life (And Business) from Teaching in Uganda #techforgood

Happy New Year! I hope everyone is off to an epic 2017! I just got back from Kampala, Uganda, where I was part of a phenomenal team that facilitated an intro to web development course to 50 underprivileged students over the New Year holiday. In my December 2016 blog post I shared details about this #TechForGood initiative. In partnership with World Help and Mclean Bible Church, I was excited to contribute and…

Posted by Paula Aliu

ANXIETY – By a #Insiders4Good Fellow

PREVIOUS POST: http://insidersblog.azurewebsites.net/index.php/2016/12/29/the-depressing-options-of-a-wonderful-life-by-a-insiders4good-fellow/ Hi, I’m  Paula Aliu representing Cogno-Aid, one of the 25 Nigerian Fellows of The #Insiders4Good program. Cogno-Aid is a start-up that aims to connect People to licensed Therapist from the comfort of wherever they might be. To get more info on Cogno-Aid here is our website : http://cogno-aidcdm.azurewebsites.net/ Here are some thoughts I would love to share with the community.   Anxiety, at some point in our lives…

Posted by Callum Moffat

Journey of an Autistic Insider

Windows Insiders, Microsoft fans, geeks and users around the world, I’m Callum Moffat, an Autistic teenager and avid Windows Insider. From my home in New Zealand’s Central Plateau, I’m trying to make the world a better place. I’m a self-proclaimed incurable know-it-all, currently in my second-to-last year at college (high school to all you Americans). In my spare time, I participate in the Windows Insider Program, and create awesome apps…

Posted by Dona Sarkar

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…

Posted by Joseph Lee

Winsiders and Accessibility: Introduction, Insider journey so far

My fellow Windows Insiders, Windows 10 users and others around the world, I’m Joseph Lee, a blind college student from Los Angeles studying communication studies (formerly studied computer science), a code contributor to an open-source screen reader project, and one of the millions of Windows Insiders around the world. My Insider activities are focused on accessibility of various features and apps, Narrator, Subsystem for Linux and others, as well as…

Posted by Raji R

Ties that bind

Every month when I had my periods, my family banished me to an “outhouse”. The “outhouse” was a damp room as big as a walk-in closet. It was in our backyard, surrounded by mango trees and coconut trees. It had a naked incandescent lightbulb, no furniture and no plumbing. At night, you could hear frogs croak and crickets chirp. I slept on the floor. Once I felt a scorpion crawl…

Posted by Dona Sarkar

Insiders! We’re coming for you in 2017!

What an amazing 2016 it’s been.  We’ve loved working with all of you side-by-side to build the best possible products. It’s truly been a been a mind-blowing, humbling and fun experience for our team this year to have engaged even deeper with you.  Some of our favorite moments have been meeting and talking to you (both remotely and in-person) about your passion and goals for your life and career. Whether…

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I’d rather be a Taiwo

#Insiders4Good Nigeria Fellows

We were sitting in the CC Hub in Yaba, the tech hub of Lagos, Nigeria. The electricity and lights had just come back on after a long blackout, and we were waiting for our computers and phones to recharge. The internet hadn’t kicked back in yet. To help pass the time, Dara told us one of the Yoruba legends. Long ago, twins were born: Taiwo (the eldest) and Kehinde (pronounced…