Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Ray Ozzie Wants to Push Microsoft Back Into Startup Mode

Lengthy Microsoft/Ray Ozzie snapshot in Wired – read the full article.  An excerpt:

To Ozzie, software's soul does not lie in the accumulation of features. Instead, it lies in his dream of connectivity. "Live Mesh is very Ray," Mitch Kapor says. "It's the son of Groove, which is the son of Notes." Which was, of course, the son of Ozzie's beloved Plato. Thirty-three years later, Ozzie is still trying to build on what he saw in sophomore year. But it's no longer the Ray Ozzie vision. It's Microsoft's.

Ray Ozzie Wants to Push Microsoft Back Into Startup Mode

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