THE PERIPHERY False Prognostication
I recently read how when the Twitter guys were first starting out many people told them, "That'll never catch on."
Many people were wrong.
When it comes to misreading the future of tech,this piece t... Posted on 9/4/13 at 6:48 AM
SUNDOG: MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY Windows 8.1 Start Button
Being a Computer Science student has its perks - You get a lot of latest software for free through a Microsoft program called Dreamspark. A few months back I was browsing through my Dreamspark account... Posted on 7/1/13 at 9:48 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! 11 Time Wasters and Movies to Watch
Here are a few oddball and esoteric blogs and a few short movies you may enjoy:
A Laker in China, telling the entertaining tale of a Midwesterner teaching English in China.
Vintage Ads, which... Posted on 1/12/10 at 5:00 AM
Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates called on Norway's $800 billion oil fund, one of the biggest investors in the world, to spend more in the poorest countries, gaining the prime minister's support with his proposal.
Don Morton, a senior director with Microsoft in Fargo, said Wednesday that businesses have to help attract students to North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and be more proactive to build a strong pool of potential employees.
Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
North Dakota’s governor and Microsoft officials announced a public-private partnership Thursday that a company official said will help narrow the “opportunity gap” for young people who lack access to technology education, especially in rural areas.
A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, instantly showing officers an interactive map of the neighborhood, footage from nearby security cameras, whether there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been made against the city.
Microsoft announced Friday that its Fargo campus cafeteria is the first Three Star Certified Green Restaurant in the state.
Dining Services General Manager Jim Normandin is already shooting for that fourth star.
Microsoft has unveiled Surface, a tablet computer to compete with Apple's iPad. CEO Steve Ballmer announced the new tablet, calling it part of a "whole new family of devices" the company is developing.
A Microsoft executive and former North Dakota State University football coach has been named to North Dakota's Board of Higher Education. Don Morton will join the board July 1. He'll replace Michael Haugen of Fargo. Haugen is stepping down after serving one four-year term.
Fifteen major technology and financial companies have formed an organization to design a system for authenticating emails from legitimate senders and weeding out fakes. The new system is called DMARC — short for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance.
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