For decades Microsoft was the poster child for using virtual monopoly power to beat down any and all comers. However, it seems to me that under Nadella they’ve become arguably the greatest force for good in the tech world. Putting this in P&R because this has been political (break microsoft up!), and is religious to Mac-heads… though it could easily go in a different category.
The case for MS as a good guy:
They are arguably the leader in accessible computing and gaming:
Embracing Linux and Open Source:
April Fool’s got me:
Non-April Fools look at Open Source @ MS:
And others. Compared to Apple, Google and Amazon they really do seem to stand out lately…