Idealog + Microsoft

There is a larger shift happening in business – and it’s about more than changing technology. It’s about people – how they work, where they work, and the culture that guides and motivates them. Technology is the how, not the why. Half of the global workforce will be mobile by 2020. The office is no longer restricted to a set of buildings – it’s at home, in a café, a city across the globe, or on a plane. With so many changing locations, your device becomes your office. Which is why Microsoft is bringing even greater mobility by making Surface Pro with LTE Advanced available to business customers

The bots are coming

Putting AI and ethics in the same sentence can make anyone who’s watched an episode of Westworld or Black Mirror squeamish, as is the friction that comes with humans and futuristic tech. But as someone who’s at the forefront of international AI developments, Microsoft’s global AI leader David Heiner says there are many initiatives underway to ensure ethical disasters don’t play out. And he says the social good AI can do for humanity should get more airtime, too.

Microsoft Build 2017

As part of my experience of getting fully immersed in nerd culture, I, along with other media, (aka people at a similar level of incompetence with advanced technology) was invited for a session at Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Academy in Seattle, Washington. This is what went down.


So Apple has done it's latest big reveal and treated us to our first look at...not much really. Shocking, right? So we thought it was a good time to revisit this 2015 poison pen piece from Idealog's technology-miserablist, Jonathan Cotton, about why he can't help but take these whiz-bang technology showcases with anything but a grain of salt.