With great power comes great responsibility

[via Scoble] Microsoft: Hated Because It’s Misunderstood – I don’t hate Microsoft. But I do resent the heck out of them. And while evil might not be the right word for them; ruthless, paranoid and self-centered come to mind.

Microsoft thinks of itself as the leader. But leaders tend to their followers and protect them from harm. Microsoft will have a much better claim to leadership when it demonstrates an appreciation for the mutual good. Without such an appreciation, it’s just a bully looking out for itself.