Steve Clayton

“THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT.” - Peter Drucker

Where to get your Clayton fix

  Greetings. You may have noticed that things have been rather slow around here for a...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 03/28/2011

I’m up for a Niney

Gosh…I’ve been nominated for a Niney!! Surprised and honored especially with the...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 02/02/2011

AI past and future

A fun cartoon by Tom Gauld Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/28/2011

Another year, another business card

My latest official card – this one has my job title as Editor: Next at Microsoft – which...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/24/2011

What’s in my sack?

I was inspired by Hugh’s recent post on his portable studio, I got thinking about what I carry...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/17/2011

About those Windows Phone ads…

Art imitates life imitates art. Poor girl…but too funny not to share. …remind you of...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/15/2011

The Sartorialist is one of my heroes

when your hobby becomes your job, you'll never work another day in your life. I've gotten pretty...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/12/2011

The processor is an expression of human potential

spotted in Vegas…one Hugh MacLeod, looking well, drawing brilliantly and quick witted as ever. Hats...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/09/2011

What’s Next?

As you may have noticed, things have gotten pretty slow with updates to this blog of late –...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 01/08/2011

Happy Christmas!

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/24/2010

Wonderful composite video

Lovely work from GE and similar from Nike hat tip to FlowingData Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/23/2010

British IT humour

Enfield and Corbett. Classic…and given Google is a verb, ironic that it didn’t make it...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/23/2010

Minifig yourself

I got sent a minifig of myself recently and they’re scarily good. Check ‘em out at...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/19/2010

One thing I’ve been impressed by as I’ve settled in to life in the US is the easy with...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/19/2010

Windows Phone 7 and personality

Hugh’s latest seemed entirely appropriate for Windows Phone 7 – this product has more...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/12/2010

Dilbert on social media

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Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/12/2010

Simple Wallpaper

Love this…and many more wallpapers from simpledesktops.com Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/09/2010

The difference between need and want

Just in case anyone is listening (pun), I absolutely definitely need these headphones. This is not a...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/03/2010

13 years at Microsoft. What’s Next

Today is my thirteen year anniversary at Microsoft and though 13 is supposed to be an unlucky...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/01/2010

Talking to Slate

No, I haven’t got myself an iPad and starting talking to it….I’m talking about a demo fest I helped...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/01/2010

Kinect hits the comics

[image credit – foxtrot.com] Kinect meets popular culture. Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 12/01/2010

Microsoft Store in my Windows Phone

I was searching the Zune Marketplace today and happened across the Microsoft Store app for Windows...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/29/2010

Technology meets the football…at last

The video speaks for itself – this ball could change the game of football and usher in an era of...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/29/2010

Your mileage may vary

Great to see British Airways have now embraced mobile boarding – alas not on Windows Phone 7. We...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/28/2010

Killer artwork of The Killers

I remember having to do a detention essay back in school when I was 16 on pointillism…it was boring....

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/28/2010

Kinect - Dancing with invisible light

The Kinect redirection continues – Herb Kim pointed me to a Flickr gallery by Audrey Penven who has...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/24/2010

This would make a great Windows Phone 7 ad

….but meantime, check out the latest Windows Phone 7 video of skydivers. via adsoftheworld.comTweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/24/2010

Hidden tricks of Windows Phone 7

  I thought I’d found most of the tricks Windows Phone 7 has up it’s sleeve but no, this puppy...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/23/2010

What next in the adventures of Kinect?

A very nice find my by my UK pal Rob Margel  (though first spotted by the living legend that is...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/22/2010

You're looking at 5 million years of R&D…

My pal Kris Hoet came across the poster below and suggested it was missing one evolution of the...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/22/2010

What does it feel like when Redmond gets Windows Phone 7?

Well for starters, my Facebook feed is seeing a lot of the action shown above…and conversations...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/22/2010

How do you make the worlds best webcam?

You get a bunch of smart people together and tell them to go do what they do. This short video shows...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/19/2010

Softie?

What type of reader are you?   I’ve been trying to get a sense lately of the demographic of...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/18/2010

Microsoft lines up

I left the Bellevue mall at 11am and still there were HUGE lines to get in to the Microsoft Store...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/18/2010

Microsoft’s latest social experiment

Does Microsoft “get” social? Many would have you believe we don’t but I’d challenge that. Xbox Live,...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/17/2010

Lync day at Microsoft

I’m sat in Building 34 on Microsoft Campus in Redmond and just caught the end of the webcast from...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/17/2010

The Future of Technology

our Windows guys are on a roll. I love this video. inspired by Lost Generation of course. Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/16/2010

What went down?

Do you want to know what went down in history right at the spot you’re stood? That’s what History...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/16/2010

Searching the Windows Phone 7 marketplace

Okay, maybe it’s just me (probably) but I only just realized Windows Phone 7 has the ability to...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/16/2010

Supercomputing from your desktop

When I was back in college, the Cray supercomputer was a mythical thing – not least as it looked...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/16/2010

New Windows cloud ad sports Dell Inspiron Duo

The latest Windows cloud ad includes the forthcoming Dell Inspiron Duo – YouTube version is also up...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/15/2010

Explaining Windows & the cloud

Clean. Elegant. Simple…not words that people typically use when talking about Microsoft but that’s...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/15/2010

Geico on Windows Phone 7

I sure sign that I have been in the US for too long now – I noticed Geico, the ubiquitous car...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/14/2010

LeBron ad

Love the Don Jonhson cameoTweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/12/2010

This video was made on a PC

Windows has a sense of humour Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/12/2010

Vodafone & Windows Phone 7

Nice new ad with subtle use of Windows Phone 7…and Lewis Hamilton via Chris RawlinsonTweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/11/2010

New Windows Phone 7 ad

This one is running with Orange in the UK. Likin’ it Tweet

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/09/2010

Your essential Windows Phone 7 apps

Wilson Rothman has a very solid list in his post "The first Windows Phone 7 apps you should...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/08/2010

Brother ad

Just saw this ad on UK TV and thought it was very cool. Reminded me of some tech I have seen around...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/08/2010

Microsoft Tag arrives on Windows Phone 7

I was only asking our Tag team last week when the Windows Phone 7 Tag application would arrive and...

Author: stevecla01 Date: 11/08/2010

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