Microsoft Launch New Digital Magazine

Microsoft has come out with a new online magazine Publicyte which is to be used  to promote its public sector initiatives.  The new magazine is led by Mark Drapeau, editor and chief.

Drapeau is hoping to make Publicyte, the digital magazine, “a great source of creative thought leadership on technology and innovation for different public sector verticals” such as government, education and health care. “We want to present Microsoft in a new light to influential people in the public and civic sectors and through the media that covers it.”

As well as Drapeau, the magazine will incorporate articles by other writers from Microsoft as well as contributions from writers out with the company. … Read the rest

Who supplies the Space Shuttle Tires?

Space Shuttle Enterprise
Have you ever wondered who makes the tires for the space shuttle? Tires weren’t exactly necessary in the early days of the NASA space program. The first NASA space vehicles such as the Titan II and Saturn V rockets were just that — rockets. After returning from space these rockets would literally fall into the ocean and were retrieved by NASA afterward. When NASA launched the space shuttle program in 1981 it was clear that they were missing the one thing that rockets didn’t need – landing gear. Unlike NASA’s earlier rockets, the Space Shuttles were designed to make a standard airport landing after returning from space.… Read the rest