The accompanying article — Microsoft at Middle Age — is now available to non-subscribers. It leads with a Bill Gates quote:
WHAT are you on? The ‘fuck Windows’ strategy?
Thank you, The Economist. And thanks, Kai Riemer, for Friday’s tweet.
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