They’re doing it differently this time…

There is no slideware, no smoke and no mirrors. They’ve built and launched an impressive service without trying to sell it first.

“… even though we knew about [most of what Microsoft announced], I don’t know if we thought they were this far along. Microsoft is executing”

Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Openness is not enough

Now if they deliver Windows 7 without promising to change the world first we’ll all know that they’ve changed their ways.