Steve Ballmer was next door in the Queen Elizabeth Hall talking to the TechNet/TechEd people about Office Live, and mentioning that there would be a major announcement at the PDC on the 27th October. Once he finished there, he popped next door and told us a similar thing.
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
Andy McLoughlin spoke a little while ago about how he started up his own web start-up, Huddle.net, from a simple idea in a pub to a fully working business and enterprise collaboration suite.
It’s not often I can say this but already, I’m surrounded in a room of 300 odd fashion unconscious, sweaty, unattractive idiots. Nevertheless, it’s quite fun listening to some of the banter going around and about the place; some people work as interns at Microsoft, some at IBM and a couple from Google are here.
I received an email this morning about the opportunity to participate in sending questions to the speakers at the Microsoft Student Technology Day tomorrow (that's Wednesday, for those who have yet to understand the Gregorian calendar). Whilst I'm not allowed to publish the number to text in your questions for the speakers, feel free to leave your questions in the Talkback's so I can ask them myself on your behalf.
I remember when I was about to start at university. It was a strange, perplexing time and wasn't sure if I'd make friends, know people, know what to do or where to go.
With the current state of terrorism threats and attacks, and cyber-crime on the increase, I seriously wonder if academics and students have full passage to "do as we like" in terms of studying, learning and educating ourselves and others.Earlier on this year, two personnel from the University of Nottingham, a postgraduate student and an administrator, were arrested under the UK Terrorism Act 2000.
Thanks to one of my tipsters, I was informed the other day that KAUST, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, have teamed up with IBM to build the fastest and most powerful supercomputer in the Middle East.KAUST is one of the most modern, dedicated and technologically advanced graduate-level research university in the Middle East, and with this new venture into supercomputing, will now make it one of the most important centres in the region.
Because the Evil Queen of Numbers has kept the Windows branch so quiet about Windows 7, we've been relying entirely on speculation, the blogosphere, leaks and occasionally "that dreaded New Yorker" as Sinofsky would probably say.Multi-touch is the latest craze it seems.
Guest post: Morgan Panting is at her first year in college (equivalent junior in high school). Besides being the bane of my life, she's also an opinionated little madam with her own rants and raves on technology and student life.
A few weeks ago I got a heads-up from Google's PR about their new search tool. Dubbed Google Insights for Search, it allows you to apply parameters to search for what other people are searching.