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About ideabrdg

I'm a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft in Unified Communications. My areas of expertise are commmunication clients, platform, contextual communications, communications-enabled business processes and authoring communications convergence. This blog is a space to ask big questions. And ponder some answers. Among the diverse themes I'll consider communications, context, productivity, innovation, idealism and other grand and minute topics. Please join in the conversation.

Communications and augmented reality: envisioning

Computers have a problem: they are, quite literally, a small window into a large on-line world and a small window in the real-world. Moreover, the on-line world bears little resemblance to the real world. So, we’re forced to constantly reconcile … Continue reading

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Why “Color” matters and why you should pay attention

Two weeks ago Color (www.color.com) launched a social photo sharing experience. It’s an interesting experience, but this is why you should be paying attention: Color, using interesting social features, launched a large-scale context engine. This is a huge move. Context has … Continue reading

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Getting Started

As introduction,  my profile: Hi, my name is Chris Schindler. Currently, I’m a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft in Unified Communications. My areas of expertise are communication clients, platform, contextual communications, communications-enabled business processes and authoring + communications convergence. This blog is … Continue reading

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