Steve Ballmer, speaking to Vanity Fair about his tenure atop Microsoft.
It’s a telling quote. A big part of Microsoft’s current predicament isn’t that they lacked the talent to do what their rivals did — it’s that the talent was directed to focus on the wrong things (or just as bad: the right things at the wrong time).(via parislemon)
Well, if the “A Team” is the team that completely failed to finish Longhorn and ended up having to stop the project and completely start over before launching that failure of an OS 3 year late, I doubt they would have done a very good job on Windows Mobile.
Holy cow. I selected the body text of this post and did the “send to iTunes as a spoken track” thing. The track is 20 minutes, 52 seconds long!