ThatConference 2014

For the past three years, a group of very smart and very generous people, have hosted a wonderful summer camp themed conference in Wisconsin titled ‘That Conference’.   It’s hosted at a giant indoor/outdoor waterpark and convention center, Kalahari Resorts.  The number and quality of the sessions is impressive, and may shock you a bit when you consider the entire ticket cost is currently under $400.

 

The New Microsoft

Let’s put aside all the discussion of re-branding Microsoft to make them more hip and talk about the developer platform.  I may be stating the obvious here on what many have already witnessed at Microsoft over the past few years, but there appears to be a paradigm shift in the way the company is operating from a development standpoint.

 

thatConference.com – Day 1

Today was the first day of a new developer conference in the midwest, thatConference.  It is taking place in the Wisconsin Dells @ Kalahari Resort (a very family friendly place).  Clark Sell, and Scott Seely have been the primary driving forces behind the conference, but it certainly has been a collective effort of many people.