Wrong application


Prisons are interesting. For production-company’s if they are out of operation for example. In particular the Noordsingel-prison because it’s an old one and has a star-shaped structure with a panopticum in the heart of it where the communication-cabin is based.

Microsoft organised a workshop there for application builders who wanted to convert their app on a Windows 8 platform. What they didn’t know is that they would be really locked-up with their laptop from 19.00 to 19.00 hours the next day to work on their extensions, only interrupted and assisted by fellow prisoners supplied by Microsoft. The guards who recently worked in the penitentiary were hired to keep control of the complex. Four of the participants declined and went straight back home, because of the dogs and the regime. Wrong application.

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