"At our core, Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. We will reinvent productivity to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more." Hmm, that singular focus looks like a 2x2 matrix, so there are four most important things.
Amazon makes it so hard for me to close my account. Shame!
"We’re kickstarting a Super PAC big enough to make it possible to win a Congress committed to fundamental reform by 2016. We set fundraising goals and then crowdfund those goals."
Lofty goal but so vague I can't tell which way is up!
Not everyone agrees. Thom Ruhe, vice president for entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation, said the declining use of N.D.A.s “is certainly not in the interests of entrepreneurs. It favors the V.C.” Although it is rare that an investor steals an idea, Mr. Ruhe said, it does happen. “But in the skewed echo chamber of the Valley, and the sycophantical networks that aspire to be just like them,” he said, “they’ve made the easier and less morally defensible position — no N.D.A.s — the coin of the realm.”
Here's an interesting article about how Ruby (the programming language not the gem) is interpretted or compiled. (It's funny to contemplate what that question might mean to someone who thinks we are talking about a gem and not a programming language. 'Is Ruby Interpretted or Compiled' ? Say what??)
It's always possible that all of this leaking about when, how and for how long the U.S. will attack Syria is an elaborate head-fake, like Patton's ghost army on the eve of D-Day, poised for the assault on Calais. But based on this Administration's past behavior, such as the leaked bin Laden raid details, chances are most of this really is the war plan.
Now I've been a mac for about 4 years now, so I generally don't pay too much attention to Microsoft's new product releases. But take a look at some of these videos about Office 2010. There's are some impressive new developments.