inessential by Brent Simmons

Waffle on Microsoft

waffle: Windows Must Be Restarted for the Changes to Take Effect:

There are people who thought that Azure had to be called Windows Azure when it launched to bypass people’s bullshit filter, when what it did overwhelmingly was up the bar for acceptance and put people off their lunch. One of them, Ballmer, took 14 years and a business landscape slowly crumbling to figure out that he was standing in the way of progress and he still doesn’t know exactly how. Want to guess how many of the more than 100,000 employees have a similar outlook?