Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Microsoft’s Lost Decade

I’ve been waiting for the full article to go live all month, and it’s finally here. There are so many good quotes that Kurt Eichenwald dug up which I could pull from this, but one of the best is right at the end of the article, from Steve Jobs:

“They were never as ambitious product-wise as they should have been. Bill likes to portray himself as a man of the product, but he’s really not. He’s a businessperson. Winning business was more important than making great products. Microsoft never had the humanities and liberal arts in its DNA.”