Microsoft? (was Re: OLPC seeks a CEO -- who was your favorite CEO elsewhere?)

Jameson "Chema" Quinn jquinn at
Tue Mar 11 19:26:51 EDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Charles Merriam <charles.merriam at>

> Is there *any* suggestion that the entire "Microsoft on OLPC" story is
> anything other than:
> 1.  A small group of experimenters at Microsoft playing around in the
> slack time.
> 2.  FUD stories to downplay OLPC.

You forgot 3. Name dropping by lazy journalists to provide an appearance of
understanding and context.
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