Also, it occurs me that such an obviously massive geek could be the antidote to the ultra-consumer tech. industry.
Consider this: would a company dedicated to RSS, in the way that Evernote is dedicated to notes, have been able to maintain a free service for as long?
Top form, timothy.
Also, Penny Arcade writes with similar sentiments: http://penny-arcade.com/2013/03/01/microtribulations
The follow-up mission carries a monkey. He's the pilot.
For the record: I'm an OSX, Android and 360 user. I don't particularly LIKE MS, but this is not the world-shaking revelation that the article and the rest of the comments are going to make it out to be.