Ina Fried at AllThingsD interviews Steve Ballmer about Microsoft Surface:
Just how closely to the vest has Microsoft been keeping Surface? Ballmer said he has not personally been using a prototype on a regular basis.
“We wanted to keep things under wraps,” Ballmer said. “I’m out in public a lot.”
I think Microsoft engineers dodged a bullet. If Steve Ballmer had used Surface often, it would have ended up more like The Homer: