I've been tagged; a first to my knowledge.
Arrived last night at TechEd in sunny Amsterdam and, aside from the usual t-shirt and baseball cap for the colour-blind, the entrance bag contained my own personal RFID tag.
This is not, Microsoft hastened to tell everyone (two or three times in the opening keynote alone), in any way linking names to numbers. But they did show a very interesting program that tracked the crowds at TechEd US as they moved from hall to hall.
The presenter explained in tones of wonderment that this would allow them to track people-flow and so anticipate demand. He had a lovely graph showing that, surprise surprise, when the keynote ended people left the auditoria and went to the group talks! Well worth the investment.
Maybe retired Microserf Paul Allen isn't the only one with ambitions for space and the planets beyond. As number 111111111111111111111369 I can only assume that Bill has some major market growth plans.
In fear of future shortage - or in preparation for its own electric car project?
New Spectre microcode patches released by Intel to fix security flaws in Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake CPUs
But if you're running anything older you'll have to wait
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