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Steve Ballmers shares wisdom at the Oxford Union Debates

Former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, shared his wisdom with the audience at the Oxford Union Debates.
You can find highlights on Bloomberg TV. In the session, Ballmer expressed post-Microsoft interest in Healthcare and the business of Healthcare. He also touched on the function of government as an agent of change as opposed to technology as the agent of change. In his trademark way, Ballmer expressed ideas and dispensed advice to his audience. At times, he exemplifies his own understanding of the tech world while getting some history wrong in the process. He called Apple "a two-trick pony", just as he called Microsoft the same, but missed the mark by calling the Macintosh as Apple's first big idea, forgetting that the Apple II was what initially brought Apple it's first round of success.
He even almost managed to upset his hosts when he called Oxford a "one-trick pony" with a trick running for over a hunderd years. In his defense, he did managed to save th…

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