ugubser writes: "I've been in the software business for a about 20 years now. I've seen software come and go and I was never really interested in Microsoft's operating system (my heart was beating for NeXTstep and later for Linux and now for OS X) but I would suggest one thing: the game has changed. This is no longer about the one evil empire and the future will not longer exclusively be dominated by desktop and server operating system vendors. But out of all the 'villains' in this game, Bill Gates has become something of a hero for me. He decided to step away from the games and make the planet a better place using his wealth. If you need a Microsoft villain why not make it Ballmer?"