Here's a recap of today's Windows 7 stories: Nothing happened. That said, there was enough nothing to generate three different articles. These include:
Microsoft Talks Windows 7 ... But Doesn't Say Anything
Microsoft has been very cagey about Windows 7, the successor to Windows Vista that is set for a 2010 release. Theories about the company's silence on Windows 7 are numerous, but most point directly to Microsoft senior vice president Steven Sinofsky, the man most directly responsible for Windows development. That's because Sinofsky is close-lipped and calculated, in direct contrast to his predecessor, Jim Allchin. This week, however, Sinofsky and company opened the doors and offered a brief peek at Windows 7 for the first time. A very brief peek.
And the Windows 7 information deluge begins
Rather than write about nothing happening or maybe that something might happen at some point in the future, I think I'll point you instead to a very lengthy interview with Steven Sinofsky, the man most directly responsible for the next version of Windows. My recommendation here is simple: Read it, and careful, Parse what he's saying and what he's not saying. This is the first time he's spoken at length about Windows 7 and you're going to want to pay attention to this.
And the Windows 7 information deluge begins, Part 2
In keeping with my Windows 7 information deluge theme, Chris Flores provides an obviously-timed post on the Windows Vista Blog (which I'd image will soon simply be renamed the Windows Blog) discussing Microsoft's plans for communicating information about Windows 7.