Read it: Let the Robot Drive: The Autonomous Car of the Future Is Here

“The wheels are primarily there to keep the computers from dragging on the ground.” And… The final leap here is to envision a self-driving car that can be commanded like an elevator. When a car can drive itself to our door whenever we want it, why own something that spends more than 90 percent of…

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This morning at our internal meeting…

Microsoft Belgium supports its employees (me ) with getting or staying healthy. Cedric Dumont is there to coach us if we like. Pretty cool!!! Cedric Dumont tames the ‘Crack’ gorge in Switzerland’s beautiful Churfirsten mountains.

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There’s always something to freak out about!

“Microsoft is at its best when it’s freaking out,” he says. “That’s just it’s mentality. It’s a crisis-oriented company.” via Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com.

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Windows Azure Platform. Links, more links… and a Twitter account.

  A colleague (you know who you are) collected some links related to Azure. Put these in your RSS reader and never miss anything again. The AzureMagic Twitter account (https://twitter.com/AzureMagic)  is one of those Azure aggregators that captures it all too! http://www.azure.com http://www.davidchappell.com/writing/white_papers.php http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/ http://blog.smarx.com/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jnak/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlazure/ http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsazure/dd439432.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/nl-be/windowsazure/ff798080(en-us).aspx http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsazure/threads http://azurestorageexplorer.codeplex.com/ https://channel9.msdn.com/shows/Cloud+Cover/ http://www.davidaiken.com/ http://oakleafblog.blogspot.com/…

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10 reasons to move your application to the cloud

The Cloud is happening now. I see ISV’s and web agencies rapidly adopting cloud technologies for a variety of reasons. This is my current top 10: 1. You are an ISV and your customers are changing buying behavior. They want to pay per use and a Cloud platform matches such buying pattern most closely. You…

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10 reasons to move your application to the cloud

The Cloud is happening now. I see ISV’s and web agencies rapidly adopting cloud technologies for a variety of reasons. This is my current top 10: 1. You are an ISV and your customers are changing buying behavior. They want to pay per use and a Cloud platform matches such buying pattern most closely. You…

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The Cloud at WPC10

Some really interesting stuff has been announced here. You can read today’s full story here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2010/07/12/realizing-the-promise-of-cloud-with-microsoft.aspx These are some of the highlights for me: – Azure in your datacenter with the Windows Azure Appliance: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/appliance/ – Small Business Server Aurore will allow you to manage your hybrid on-premise/cloud(BPOS) environment – Check out the Windows Azure…

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Start to Azure – Belgian ISV’s

We have recently launched a program in Belgium called Start To Azure. The program is designed to help our Belgian ISV’s to put their applications on the Windows Azure platform. Basically we will help ISV’s assess the opportunity Windows Azure presents them after which we will invest in technical/architectural consultancy to get the ISV on…

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