Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Computex 2018, Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub, Redstone 5, and Spring fashion sense.
Tips and picks
Tip of the week: The “biggest Xbox sale of the year”
Is happening right now.
Also: Games with Gold for June
App pick of the week: Google Photos
Reorg tip of the week: Phase 2 of Microsoft’s latest reorg
After the late March reorg resulting in Terry Myerson’s departure and the split in half of the Windows team. Microsoft is moving more human chess pieces around. Kudo Tsnuoda’s team disbanded; Windows Insider program now under JoeB and more.
Codename pick of the week: Project Natick
Over the next 12 months, the Project Natick team will monitor and record the performance of the company’s underwater datacenter off the coast of Scotland. Phase one of Project Natick showed the underwater datacenter concept is feasible; Phase two is focused on researching whether the concept is logistically, environmentally and economically practical.
Beer pick of the week: Firestone Walker Krieky Bones
In honor of this weekend’s big sour beer fest in NYC, another sour pick for this week. Krieky Bones is known as a “Flanders Red” aged in oak with sour cherries. One of the easier drinking sours and widely available. Plus only 5.7%.