Office 2.0: Questions for Esther

Summary:Next week at the inagural Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, I will be kicking off the proceedings, interviewing Esther Dyson.

Next week at the inagural Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, I will be kicking off the proceedings, interviewing Esther Dyson. The concept of Office 2.0 is not simply an alternative to Microsoft Office. It's a rethinking of how productivity software is created, packaged and distributed. It's building for the Web and collaboration from the ground up. Conference organizer Ismael Ghalimi describes Office 2.0 as follows:

Imagine a computer that never crashes, or gets infected by a virus. Imagine a computer onto which you never have to install any application. Imagine a computer that follows you wherever you go, be it at school, at work, abroad, or back home. This computer does not exist today, but it will in the future, and this future might be much closer than you think.

In the interview, I expect Esther to draw on her long experience thinking about software and usage models. If you have questions you think I should ask her, send them along via TalkBack on this post or email. 


Check out the conference schedule and the speaker list. I will be blogging from the event, which is on October 11 and 12.

Topics: Microsoft

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