The ways in which people connect and the speed with which they communicate is faster than ever before. Social communication is nothing new on the personal level, with the sharing of news, images and status updates.
We at Microsoft were very excited last week when we found out that the Association for Computing Machinery (“ACM”) named Leslie Lamport, principal researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, as the recipient of the 2013 A.M. Turing Award.
Here’s a webcast on the intersection of sustainability and technology from a project implementation perspective that we are doing with our partner Schneider Electric. Please join us!
When I joined Microsoft to run its Power and Utilities business almost ten years ago I realized that one thing had to change if I was going to be successful. We had to make our software more secure by orders of magnitude. After all, my team and our partners are providing software to run the most critical of critical infrastructures and at the time confidence in our ability to provide software that was resilient against the escalating cyber anarchy seemed like an unattainable goal.
As you can probably tell, I love to tell stories about real life experiences. These days I find myself telling one about how my wife and I live the digital lifestyle to partners, customers and Microsoft employees