My Awesome IT Job: Researcher and manager, Microsoft

Hey, we all complain about work from time to time; we’ve all had lousy jobs. Loosely, my job description at Microsoft is to break all the rules, to think outside of the box (box, what box?), and to do generally cool stuff. Of course, it’s a huge bonus if I do things that are useful to the world in some way, so I try. My work aims to provide us with a better understanding of how computers shape our lives, with a specific focus on the integration of technology on or in the human body. Last book read: “The World Without Us” by Weisman. This is a wonderful little thought experiment exploring our impact on the environment by considering what would happen if we were all to instantaneously disappear. In my life: By the time this goes live, having a second kid (well, and making it through the first so far). These guys are two of the smallest things we’ve ever put our whole lives into. [Ed. Pushing state-of-the-art in next generation of humans: I have been exploring brain-comp...
Originally from: http://blogs.zdnet.com/careers/?p=135

25.7.08 20:30

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