Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2012 16:15 UTC
Microsoft Big and surprising news this morning. Some considered him the crown prince of the Microsoft empire, slated to take over after Ballmer's eventual departure, but this morning, Steven Sinofsky announced his resignation from Microsoft. His role will be taken over by Julie-Larson Green. Persistent sources indicate that we're looking at a Forstall-esque situation; Sinofsky was, supposedly, not a good team player.
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ze_jerkface
Member since:
2012-06-22

Oh a Microsoft employee likes it.

I guess that ends the debate right there.

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

It not about liking it, you said about getting work done and he seems to get plenty done.

In fact he even talks on a few blog posts about the things he doesn't like.

Oh well if you are going to act like an irrational anti Microsoft Troll at least go full retard on us like Lemur2

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ze_jerkface Member since:
2012-06-22

I never said you can't get work done with it. You can get work done but Windows 8 hampers your productivity and metro disrupts your focus.

Windows 8 is not about boosting productivity, it's about boosting Microsoft's position in the mobile/tablet market. Sinofsky never denied this and avoided specific questions about productivity.

Call me irrational all you want but I called out Sinofsky as a problem early on and now he is gone. I also said to short MSFT before the Windows 8 release and anyone who took my advice made a profit.

Irrational? I don't think so. What you need to do is take off your shill goggles and realize that MS is needlessly pissing off a lot of their existing customer base with this crap. Sinofsky's plan of forcing a tablet interface on mouse/keyboard users is one of the worst ideas in tech history.

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