Microsoft Surface: Ballmer keeps his distance

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:

The Homer


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