Next Microsoft’s CEO: My 2c

My favorite Robert Scoble’s suggestion for the Next Microsoft CEO: “Get someone who loves the future. A CEO shouldn’t just need to be a builder (like you said, someone who architects, runs software teams, etc) but also needs to stand up in front of the world and get everyone to believe. Ballmer NEVER did that…

Zet Universe, Developer of Visual Collaboration and Sharing App Zet Universe, closes pre-seed round with 3 VC firms, led by Moscow State University (MSU) Business Incubator.

BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Today at the Demo Showcase for Autodesk Executives, Zet Universe announced closing of pre-seed round of financing from 3 VC firms: MSU Business Incubator, LETA Capital and Altair.VC. The investment would help the company to complete its first visual collaborative and sharing app for Intel-powered ultrabooks and tablets running Windows 8. Being the…

Originally posted on Kurt Shintaku's Blog:
I keep hearing people refer to the the Samsung Series 7 Tablet PC as being the same hardware as the device that was handed out at our developer event “BUILD”. This is not true.  The Series 7 Slates are technically different devices in comparison to the devices handed…

Our Context-aware Computing & CHI board at Quora

We collect list of links to useful scientific articles, productivity future vision videos, prototypes, algorithms, user studies around the topics of Context-aware Computing & Computer-Human Interaction at Quora. Feel free to join us and subscribe to our board. Here is the link: Context-aware Computing & CHI

Why x,y,z projects aimed on ubiquitous, semantic, personalized computing didn’t succeed that much? What’s the secret sauce?

Initiatives around ubiquitous, semantic and personalized computing are a long story. NEPOMUK (SemanticDesktop.org) supported by European Union, Semantic Desktop by Pi Corp, Microsoft’s Semantic Engine and several other projects aimed to deliver a seamless, powerful & personalized user experience on top of semantic storage backend. The problem is that saying that these projects really succeeded…

Introducing the Context Storage

Building a brand-new Digital Work Environment is not a simple thing. Rethinking the environment within which Knowledge Workers are living everyday requires a lot of learning about their behaviors and work habits, a thought leadership and ability to push ideas to live. Today I’m proud to share good news about the progress I’m doing on…