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Microsoft: It's About Web Services, Silly.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Microsoft’s chief software architect, Ray Ozzie, wrote an interesting memo which seems to shift their mission from creating software to creating a mesh between people and devices. To paraphrase, he says the value of Microsoft’s software will depend less on what it can do on its own than what it can do with others. More validation that web-based services trump software. Read the full memo here.


Wine's Carbon Footprint

Monday, April 21, 2008

Interesting read:


Google Tool Searches Future

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Google Australia launched new functionality that allows users to search one day in advance. In other words, Google's gDay™ uses MATE™ technology to create a sophisticated model of what the internet will look like tomorrow.

How? Don't ask me. I'm still trying to figure out other cool tools like GOOG-411 and Google Earth.

I think the concept was best summed-up by a user who stated, "This is old news. I read about this announcement yesterday on Google."

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