Microsoft is getting ready for business as asual, without Bill Gates, who
will now spend more time with his charity organization.
Speaking of his charity act, a short story by Frederick Forsyth called
‘The Emperor’ comes to my mind. The ‘Emperor is about an aged tourist
who toils hard to catch a rare fish and then to everyone’s surprise
sets the fish free back into the sea. The whole village celebrates his feat
and the tourist in one stroke becomes an expert fisherman and decides to
make a career out of it.
May be for people like Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, it is the journey
that matters more than the ‘catch’. A journey completed, they move
on to another. The world is hopeful that this new journey of Bill Gates
would make a significant difference to the real world and also be less