“Ray Ozzie Wants to Push Microsoft Back Into Startup Mode”

Nice article on Wired

Ray Ozzie Wants to Push Microsoft Back Into Startup Mode

“I love software, because if you can imagine something, you can build it.

I love Windows, because without it there would be no PC. There would be no PC developers. There might not even be a Web.

I love the ubiquitous Web because of the connections that it opened up.

I love competition. But when we’re behind a competitor, I hate it when we find ourselves just chasing their taillights.”

Good stuff..

Comments (2)

  1. teknologist says:

    That’s a bit of a crock though…

    Without Microsoft, there would still be a PC and there would still be a desktop.  The desktop would still be quite usable also…and without Microsoft, there WAS a web.

  2. Yeah maybe – but not as they exist and are used today.. Microsoft has made a lot of it happen.  (That’s not to say that without Microsoft someone else wouldn’t have done it.  It just wouldn’t have been done the same.)