Empire of Microsoft

Friday, June 23, 2006 | 09:15 AM

This is hysterical:    A graphic map depicting the epic struggle of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) against the Empire of Microsoft:

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For our discussions about Mister Softee, see:

Microsoft Chasing Google (2004)

Microsoft: The "Innovator"   (part II)  (2005)

A few words about Microsoft (2006)

Google vs Microsoft: Now We're Getting Serious

Google vs Microsoft: Part II (NYT's Version)

and just for giggles: FrankenSteve

Hat Tip on the MSFT Empire to Noah Blackstein!

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There's at least one positive to a monopoly that may not even benefit the company directly as much as the industry -- which is R&D. I know some really smart people working in Microsoft Labs. Other than IBM, there aren't many companies funding long-term research in the way AT&T Labs used to.

Posted by: RB | Jun 23, 2006 9:48:34 AM

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