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Submission + - the Longhorn dream reborn (

gbjbaanb writes: Early this month, Microsoft dropped something of a bombshell on Windows developers: the new Windows 8 touch-friendly immersive style would use a developer platform not based on .NET. Cue howls of outrage from .NET developers everywhere, but here Ars Technica descibes what's more likely to have been going on and why Microsoft is finally getting its act together for developers.
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the Longhorn dream reborn

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One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.