Today's braking news - BillG announced he is stepping down from his full-time role (no, that is not two weeks notice, over two years that is :) Gates will remain the chair and will dedicate all of his time to charitable work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Robert Scoble posted just a couple of lines but we all know Bill's decision is driven by Scoble's announce last week about leaving Microsoft for Silicon Valley based video blogging and podcasting startup PodTech.net
Joel Spolsky is surprised Microsoft stock didn't go down yet. Me too. But I think the two year transiotion period has something to do with that.
I think this is great that BillG with all his wealth wants to focus full-time on helping others. I have always respected BillG (personally) for his vision, brain power, geekyness, integrity - and this move ... Bill, you da man!
I was asked if I would fill in - very serious move and while I was thinking Ray Ozzie stepped in :) Well, I'm happy at what I do anyway ;-)
More on that at MSNBC and CNET News