The network is opening up some amazing possibilities for us to reinvent content, reinvent collaboration.
I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin pressure from Linux as well as people saying: well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC. And so they're going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent, so to speak.
I think that companies always become complacent, over time. Or most companies, that is.
What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.
We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
We often get blinded by the forms in which content is produced, rather than the job that the content does.
Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work, since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups, not from large, structured efforts.
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books.
An invention has to make sense in the world it finishes in, not in the world it started.
I think Microsoft will have to change. I think that the business of Microsoft, the company of Microsoft, is going to continue to succeed. But I think the business model of Microsoft is going to have to change.