Bill Gates’ Disdain for Open Source Even in Retirement

“Bill Gates steps down as the Chairman of Microsoft on July 1st
to transition to full time philanthropic efforts with the Gates
Foundation. However, I wonder how effective Bill will be other than
writing checks. You see Bill’s never played well with others.

  • “Microsoft v. United States
  • “Microsoft v. AOL (Netscape)
  • “Microsoft v. Apple
  • “Microsoft v. Sun

“At a speech on Monday for the Institute of Systems Biology he
gave a speech followed by a Q&A session he reportedly answered
one poor chap’s questions on whether open source methodologies
would be used in his research…”