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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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90 per cent of a data scientist's job involves finding data from a wide variety of sources and then collating the masses of information into digestible tables. Microsoft's Data Explorer is an add-in for Excel that does essentially the same job in a few mouse clicks. We were given a demonstration of how it works at TechEd 2013...

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Once again, BYOD has been one of the hot topics at this year's TechEd conference. In this video Microsoft's director of product marketing Andrew Conway discusses some of the BYOD issues facing IT professionals and the steps they can take to effectively migrate to a people-centric IT environment.

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Microsoft's general manager of product management, Eron Kelly, explains what's new in SQL Server 2014. Kelly talks about the chief new additions to the platform as well as Microsoft's renewed focus on cloud integration.

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GeoFlow is an Excel 2013 ad-on that lets you plot geographic and temporal data visually, analyze that data in 3D and create interactive tours to share with others. It also allows you to convert huge reams of data into an easily digestible and highly customisable form. At TechEd 2013 we were given a personal demonstration by Microsoft managing director for product management, Eron Kelly.

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One of the new Windows Server products announced at TechEd 2013 North America was the Azure Pack for Windows Server, which adds numerous features originally developed for Azure into Windows Server for deployment in your own data centre. In this video we shot at the post-keynote press conference, Microsoft VP Scott Guthrie explains the new features.