The latest Windows 8 announcements certainly created some buzz. Want to learn more? Sign up for BUILD September 13-16 in Anaheim - http://www.buildwindows.com .

My short version. This is where you'll get real details on Win8. BUILD topics are going to include Windows 8 futures around touch-centric, Web-connected HTML5 and Javascript apps running native on the PC and more.

The purloined content from an internal email...

BUILD is the event that shows you how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Get insight on creating touch-centric user experiences, fast, fluid, and dynamic applications that leverage the power and flexibility of the core of Windows, used by more than a billion people around the world. Learn how to create powerful new apps while retaining the ability to use your existing apps. See how web-connected and web-powered apps built using HTML5 and JavaScript have full access to the power of the PC. Explore how the full power of hardware-accelerated Internet Explorer 10 transforms your experiences with the web. See how the UI was designed to work seamlessly with a diversity of devices and form factors. BUILD is the first place to dive deep into the future of Windows.

If you are a contemporary developer, who thrives on the newest and coolest, who loves the freedom of the web and the power of all devices from mobile to desktop, you need to join us to help BUILD the future. Our approach means no compromises—you get to use whatever kind of device you prefer to run the apps you love.

Register by August 1st and save $500.

In 1995, Windows changed the PC. BUILD will show you that Windows 8 changes everything.

More info at Soma's blog here - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/somasegar/archive/2011/06/01/building-a-bright-future.aspx . Also the main http://www.buildwindows.com .  Twitter type? Follow the BUILD Windows twitter account - @bldwin .  See ya'll there (hopefully).