If you’re bored…

“If you’re bored, you’re not paying attention” has been the motto on my blog for at least a couple of years.

I’m not sure where the phrase came from, but to me it’s a statement that there is always something interesting going on, if you are simply willing to take an interest, open your eyes, and pay attention to what’s going on around you.… Read the rest

If you’re bored…

How Microsoft can break the logjam of carrier anti-innovation

In my column this week, I return to the subject of Microsoft — and suggest a way that the company can give its Windows Phone OS a boost.

Carrier subsidies are increasingly standing in the way of innovation.

“We’re drunk off the subsidy model,” IDC analyst Ramon Llamas told VentureBeat last week.

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How Microsoft can break the logjam of carrier anti-innovation

Dylan’s Desk: 6 reasons CloudBeat will be the cloud event of the year

 

VentureBeat’s second annual CloudBeat conference is coming up, and here’s why you should be there:

* Unlike most other conferences, customers are center stage at CloudBeat 2012. We’ll have IT executives talking about how they implement cloud technologies in the real world, sharing equal billing with the vendors that provide those technologies.… Read the rest

Dylan’s Desk: 6 reasons CloudBeat will be the cloud event of the year