Goodbye

Farewell Microsoft

It’s been a wonderful 9 year-long stretch at Microsoft. I’ve had the honor of working with incredibly smart people. I learnt a lot. From Newcastle To Seattle I was a researcher at the University of Newcastle, working for Paul Watson (@paulwatsonncl). I will never forget the day that I received an email …

Net neutrality

I am so happy the White House is finally taking a stance!More than any other invention of our time, the Internet has unlocked possibilities we could just barely imagine a generation ago. And here’s a big reason we’ve seen such incredible growth and innovation: Most Internet providers have treated Internet …

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Amazon’s echo

Amazon’s Echo looks promising. I’ve been a huge proponent of a ubiqutous, always-listening, ambient presence personal assistant experiences. There are many articles on …

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My Cortana Interests on Bing.com

Isn’t this beautiful? I am not talking about the photo, which is gorgeous. I am referring to my Cortana interests (weather, stocks, …

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Cortana

You might have heard the news about Cortana, Microsoft’s entry in the personal assistant space. I am very excited to see Cortana …

Please raise your voice against fascism

Mpampis, my great childhood friend, recently posted on his Facebook timeline a variant of Martin Niemöller’s “First they came” poem. It’s been …

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Honesty in user interface design

I liked the “Dark Patterns: inside interfaces designed to trick you” article by Harry Brignull. Honesty in how we interact with our …

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Glastonbury 2013

Another year, another great Glastonbury. It’s already been a month since our trip to the UK for the annual Glastonbury festival, so …

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Convergence of User Experiences

Disclaimer: These thoughts do NOT represent strategy or plans by my team or company. They are just that… thoughts. The way we …