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


My Cortana Interests on

Isn’t this beautiful? I am not talking about the photo, which is gorgeous. I am referring to my Cortana interests (weather, stocks, news) that appear at the bottom of the homepage.

We know what the user cares about so we surface it to their screen. Of course users have …



You might have heard the news about Cortana, Microsoft’s entry in the personal assistant space. I am very excited to see Cortana out there, even in her current “beta” state.

The most personal smartphone assistant
(Windows Phone 8.1 features)

I have been involved, as the Architect of the …

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 a while since I first read and loved that poem. To me, the poem is a great reminder of the need for all of us to remain informed, …


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 this is post is long due. Better late than ever I guess :-)

As every year, it was an amazing just being there. The great music, art, …