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Making the Bill Gates myth grow


Are Microsoft’s best days behind it? Is that a serious question? Of course, they’re behind it.

In case you’ve been under a rock, Microsoft’s been on the decline for years now. Do you think multi-billion train-wrecks like Vista happen overnight? It takes years of brain-dead middle-management, an over-grown used car salesman and soon to be CEO named Steve Ballmer and one dumb merger and product move after another to fu… ah mess up a company like Microsoft. If you actually want Microsoft to get better you could start by firing Ballmer, but frankly when you’re at the helm of an Exxon Valdez sized company like Microsoft and you’re heading for the rocks, there’s not a lot to be done.

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