Jeff Reifman

Taxpayers in the state have to come to grips with the notion that we need to invest in higher education, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said last year. Maybe so. But Ballmer had to know that Microsoft wouldn't be footing much of the bill if taxpayers increased education funding.

Citizen Microsoft

It's time we stopped acquiescing to the behemoth in Redmond, because what's good for big business isn't necessarily good for Washington.


Investing for Change

Investing for Change

A Microsoft millionaire wonders if his money can express his values.


Microsoft's Sacred Cash Cow

Microsoft’s Sacred Cash Cow

A former Microsoftie says addiction to Windows revenue, mediocre products, and missed opportunities could doom Seattle's most successful company.