Chat on Improving Education: Lauren Woodman Microsoft General Manager, Education Programs; Top Global Technology Policy Authority

I met Lauren at the February UNESCO summit in Paris where we were both speakers. Lauren provided a passionate description of education challenges which resonated with me due to my long teaching background. Subsequently I talked about her work at the May ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva and again a…


Chat: Microsoft Corp Senior Director Dharmesh Mehta: Top Global Cool Tech Authority

Dharmesh talks about trends: where/why/how files are being saved across devices, classical social networks, smaller mobile social networks, smaller devices, flexible displays, touch exploding further. He further delves into Microsoft as one the largest telecom companies, strong advancements (Bing to Skype to SkyDrive to Outlook.com), Skype tied with Outlook.com, Outlook.com as the fastest growing e-mail…


Laptop Sinks Beneath the Surface

I just received this report from Dave O’Leary on his experiences with the Microsoft Surface Pro: “My early experience with my Microsoft Surface “Laplet” has been positive. I now have to pack only one tool when traveling and that tool takes up much less space than my old laptop and tablet combination. For many of…