View this video as a WMV Last week Microsoft released the Future Productivity vision video to the Internet. It created lots of buzz and discussions over our computing future. Today Microsoft released a new video showing where our current tools stands compared to that of the future. The video certainly is cool, but I wanted to see where today’s technology is laying the foundation for this vision. I talked with the creators of video, looked at their data, and generally peeked behind the curtain. Here’s my video connecting the dots between the tools of today and the visions for tomorrow. Below the video, you can find links on how to get your hands on these tools now. Source: Office Blog ...

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  Steve Clayton and Flora Goldthwaite give us an exclusive tour of The Microsoft Home. The Microsoft Home, located on the Redmond campus in the Executive Briefing Center, is an envisioning of the family home in the very near future where connected experiences and devices take their next logical steps and beyond. First opened in 1994, The Microsoft Home is maintained by a group of researchers under Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Craig Mundie, and is updated regularly. Unfortunately The Microsoft Home is not open to the public but Channel 9 was given special permission to film a sneak-peak tour for this episode of Microsoft Campus Tours. Steve Clayton, the Microsoft Story teller will give us a walkthrough of Microsoft’s infrastructure in Redmond in the coming days. The above video is part of the new series of videos. Enjoy the video. ...

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