Tag: Microsoft

Video and slide-deck from my DOTS2017 Prague keynote: digital transformation, humanity and technology – the future (updated)

This was a really great event here in Prague: DOTS 2017. I enjoyed hearing Satya Nadella speak about his vision on the future of Microsoft – exciting stuff. He’s from the future, too:) DOTS 2017 Praque Digital Transformation Technology Humanity Futurist Gerd Leonhard Public  27 MB PDF Digital technology transforms day-to-day business. Yours too? ...

Watch how eerily Microsoft’s smart home of 1999 predicts our lives today (video via Quartz) but is playing catch-up, today

Watch how eerily Microsoft’s smart home of 1999 predicts our lives today – Quartz. Today, Microsoft is playing catch-up on trends from the shift to mobile to the cloud. But for decades it was pretty universally acknowledged as a global leader in technology. And indeed, the 1999 video above (originally highlighted by Gizmodo), where Microsoft lays out the company’s vision ...

Microsoft’s Skype Translator will translate voice calls on the fly (via The Verge)

Microsoft’s Skype Translator will translate voice calls on the fly | The Verge. I have talked about this for the past 3 years, and now it’s a here: ‘deep neural networks’ technologies have finally tackled this challenge. Watch this video and imagine how this will change media and advertising going forward! ...

A lesson via Google: always add value at a very low cost (gMail priority inbox)

Google is the master of keeping us happy by constantly rolling out new features that add serious incremental value to our experience – but probably don't cost them very much: see the latest innovation in gMail, the priority inbox. I will add this to my future presentations on The Future ...

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