Ryan Block calling for Gates to come back as Microsoft’s CEO:
There’s taste, though, and there’s cunning — and it was Bill’s killer instinct that made Microsoft the undisputed winner of the first wave of personal computing. And with each passing quarter, it’s becoming increasingly clear that in matters of both taste and cunning, Steve Ballmer has neither.
His post is a must read if you are at all interested in why Steve Ballmer sucks at being a CEO of Microsoft. Block has a great take on the lack of vision Ballmer brings and makes a compelling argument for why Gates may come back.1
Being that The Gates Foundation’s funds are tied to Microsoft’s success. ↩