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Robert Scoble

Will Robert Scoble take the Mango Windows Phone challenge, and will it change his mind?

August 1, 2011 | 3

Recently Brandon Watson, chief Windows Phone evangelist for Microsoft, has been on a bit of a tear with a Windows Phone challenge to some tech blogging luminaries, following the availability of Mango.  So far the one’s we have heard of are Dilbert creator Scott Adams and Molly Wood from CNET’s Buzz Out Loud podcast. Read More

My heart goes out to Robert Scoble and family

August 23, 2010 | 4

I have known Robert Scoble for years and he has been a great influence on me as a blogger. Even though I have not met him personally I like to think that at some level we are friends so it was saddening to hear today that he and his wife Maryam found out today that their son [...]Read More

Without A Voice Microsoft Is Doomed To Mediocrity

June 8, 2010 | 2

Robert ScobleMicrosoft sucks major ass at using the press and at social media. As a result they are getting slaughtered on all fronts due to lack of public awareness.

The Microsoft developer conference, Tech·ED, has come and gone and I’m sure most of you weren’t even aware that it was underway.

On Twitter, Facebook and most of the top news blogs, it was completely overshadowed and drowned out by the Apple WWDC conference.

Some will say that Tech·ED lost out because Apple held WWDC on the same day and hijacked the event. I agree, but the fault is not Apples, it’s Microsofts.

They could have rescheduled, or waited until after the WWDC was announced to announce their date. They’re are many things they could have done to steal Apples thunder, but, even with Steve Job’s iPhone 4 done falling to pieces, Apple stole the day.

Where were the relentless mind washing evangelists? Where were the press hordes?

Prior to the event, where were the press releases and teasers of information spreading through the blogosphere like herpes at a gang bang? Read More

Microsoft needs to be chewed up and spit out…

July 8, 2007 | 1

Whether it be Mini-Microsoft having a summer evening rant-fest about shareholder apathy and the willingness to lay down billion after billion as the cost of XBox problems or making up for the delays of Vista; or whether it is people like Steve Clayton who believe that Microsoft will be saved from the inside because of [...]Read More