One look at the future of computing from Microsoft, circa 2018-2023

  Here’s a link to Microsoft’s video of what the future could look like 5-10 years from now. Wouldn’t it be cool if we could pick up a can of screen paint at the home improvement store just as we have chalk board paint today? What’s interesting to me: you don’t see a beige box…

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Bill Gross: Twenty Amazing Facts Learned at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos

Bill Gross is founder of the technology incubator Idealab and more companies than I can count (he says “100 companies in last 30 years” so perhaps I can count that high). Mr. Gross tweeted “while on [his] quest for learning in life and at conferences.” (Follow him on Twitter as well as on his blog…

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More thoughts on The Microsoft Garage Science Fair

A shout out to Steve Clayton’s post last week, looking at "What’s hot at Microsoft’s Science Fair?" as he covered The Microsoft Garage Science Fair… "It’s fair time at Microsoft – Tech Fest is on the horizon and our Product Fair follows a little later in the year. I’ll be following (and blogging) about each…

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Andy Grove: On Innovation, Manufacturing

  This week I discussed with associates at work how Andy Grove is right: if lose manufacturing capability & understanding and you break the chain of experience & innovation (as posted here on BusinessWeek).  The article from Grove hit quite a chord with people in business, particularly tech. So much is gleaned from the act…

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