USATODAY.com - Gates on Microsoft, boredom and risk: "USA TODAY:Stuart Alsop's latest column in Fortune basically says Microsoft is boring.
Bill Gates: Let's see. He wrote that column every year for the last 15 years. That's really exciting. I mean, he's written that column on a regular basis. I think next year when he writes that it's really going to be exciting.
Set top boxes, we're number one. Phones, we're number 2 in that. Video games, we're number 2 in that. But most of our R&D is focused on the knowledge worker and the home experience of using a PC. We have this thing called Media Center that's a huge success, which is about be able to taking music, photos — doing the equivalent of TiVo, but doing it on the PC where you have all the rich functionality."