The fact that it took two shuttle buses to get from the hotel to the Orlando Convention Center , where Microsoft held its annual Convergence user conference says something. There was a quick walk from my room at Disney’s Caribbean Resort to the hotel’s shuttle to take me to a bus stop to pick up the shuttle to the convention center. It took 48 minutes to get to the show.

Then, there was the normal “big event’ at shows like this, a party at the Universal Citi Walk. Since there were no buses from the Convention Center to the party, we had to return to our hotels—and drop off a laptop because bags wouldn’t have been permitted at Universal.

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