Software Development's Magic Triangle
There’s an old adage “Fast, Cheap, Good; Pick Two”. This situation is called a magic triangle. …
In 2007, All Things Digital held a fascinating interview with both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
This interview runs for 90 minutes and it’s worth every minute.
It’s clear that they have a reasonably good relationship and clearly know each other well. They have a genuine and sincere respect for each other. It’s amazing how firm a grasp both have on the industry as a whole. Steve is clearly passionate about the engineering aspects of his business, while Bill is full geek about the coding and operates very much in a shrewd business mentality.
It contains some jabs at each other.. where else, but on the desktop / os space.
As it progresses you’ll see they are on the same page taking a single stance.. which now 2 years later is obviously against Google.