This is mostly non-HPC, but I thought it might be of interest. Gizmodo is reporting on article in the SD Times speculating on the future of operating systems from Redmond. The SD Times article is reportedly
…based on “internal Microsoft documents” that give more details on the skunk-works research project currently brewing in Redmond.
..Midori’s design treats concurrency as a core principle, beyond what even the Microsoft Robotics Group is trying to accomplish, said Tandy Trower, general manager of the Microsoft Robotics Group.
Count this as rumor, but interesting nonetheless.