Microsoft – Nokia Alliance

Microsoft – Nokia Alliance

Feb 16

Last week Nokia announced a new partnership with Microsoft on the smartphone market. In social networking environments like twitter facebook, linkedin folks have started to argue about this alliance. Most of the people mocked at this strategic decision.

When I think about the strategy, I see some reasonable points under this decision. I am not a blind, so what is reality for me?

Are Virtual Worlds at Disillusionment Point?

Are Virtual Worlds at Disillusionment Point?

Nov 16

Gartner Research has announced their hype cycle curve for August 2010. This diagram is widely used by researchers who follows the trends and evaluate company investments and includes the evaluation of maturity of 1800 different emerging technologies. At the bottom of the hype cycle, we have seen the virtual worlds. You can look at chart from here.They set the mainstream for virtual worlds from 5 years to 10 years time. Is this the indicator of reality?

What was in Bilisim Zirvesi 2010?

What was in Bilisim Zirvesi 2010?

Nov 04

After a long while, I have found some time to write my opinions about Bilisim Zirvesi 2010 event. The main theme of the event was ‘Game Starts Again’. I think that sentence is the summary of the main theme, ‘The rules had changed, ‘GAME STARTS AGAIN’ for the second 10th years part of 21st Century’. The second day of the event was nearly a waste of time for me, but with an exception. I really enjoyed listening to Levent Erden’ s speech about new media on second day. Actually he is against using the term ‘new’ while talking about new media and I definitely agree with his words… But what about the first day?Thinking smile