fun facts

The last prank before PR ruined everything

“Exactly 25 years ago today, some Microsoft coworkers and I launched a complex and costly prank. We printed up hundreds of realistic shrink-wrapped boxes of a fake product, “Microsoft Coffee”, and snuck it into stores all around the greater Seattle […]

tech, startups, internet

Microsoft blog about recent cyberattacks

“The final weeks of a challenging year have proven even more difficult with the recent exposure of the world’s latest serious nation-state cyberattack. This latest cyber-assault is effectively an attack on the United States and its government and other critical […]

better doing

Reaching peak meeting efficiency

Steven Sinofsky, a former Microsoft executive, has spent a lot of time thinking about meetings. “Meetings are a critical tool for building a diverse, high-performance team with shared values.” This is his detailed and useful guide. | learn more

on the blockchain

LVMH creates blockchain platform to track luxury goods

“LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has developed the AURA platform, a blockchain system for authenticating luxury goods, with Microsoft and blockchain software company ConsenSys. The retailer will begin implementing its technology for Louis Vuitton and Parfums Christian Dior brands.” | learn […]