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Craig Mundie’s Keynote

A first look at what Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer had to say at EmTech08.
September 25, 2008

Dan Farber, CNET News’ editor in chief, provides insight on Craig Mundie’s keynote:

Microsoft’s Craig Mundie outlines the future of computing
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie offered a long term view of where Microsoft and the world of computing is heading…read more

Mike Ricciuti of CNET News:

Mundie: The cloud needs killer apps
Like others in the industry, Craig Mundie sees computing moving increasingly to the cloud. The big question is: what will be the “killer” applications driving demand?…read more

Mary-Jo Foley of ZDNet:

What comes after S+S? A truly unified client-cloud platform
Many consider Software + Services (S+S) to be Microsoft’s way of keeping its PC-software money-making machine afloat while the cloud-computing…read more

John Moore of Chilmark Research analyzes Mundie’s address:

EmTech: Keynote, Microsoft’s Craig Mundie
Computers will be more pervasive and work in the context of what an individual is doing - think GPS and restaurant search ala iPhone. More broadly, and in a healthcare context, think real-time diabetes monitoring…read more

Josh Catone of Sitepoint:

Microsoft Talks Up Client + Cloud Future
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie talked about the company’s vision for the future of computing and the web this morning…read more

Elizabeth Heichler of Network World:

EmTech 08: Mundie’s bets are on ‘first life’
The dramatic increase in compute power unleashed by multicore processors will enable applications that blend virtual representations of the real world…read more

Robert L. Mitchell of Computer World:

Microsoft demos robotic receptionist
Move over, Laura Croft. At the EmTech08 Emerging Technologies Conference today, Microsoft’s Craig Mundie introduced…read more

Ian Lamont of The Industry Standard:

The 3D future, according to Microsoft: A Photosynth-based “Spatial Web”
Microsoft’s Craig Mundie has dismissed the potential of “synthetic virtual worlds” like Second Life, saying that…read more

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