Sometimes if you stand back a moment, which is what I have to do, you suddenly see broader trends, and what I’m seeing now is that the planets seem to be aligning for a Microsoft decade. However, I’m reminded that the difference between chance and luck is the difference between a hundred bucks landing in front of you unseen and your picking it up.
Microsoft has a huge opportunity coming up in 2013. It really is unprecedented, but this opportunity will require someone willing to ride it — and Steve Ballmer may not be that guy.
I’ll explain and end with my product of the week: the new Kindle Fire HD.