Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Talks About Windows 8, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs -- and Why Microsoft's Lost Decade Is A Myth. - Forbes
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BALLMER: And that was just defending software amongst the cognoscenti. I remember when I told my parents I was going to drop out of school to go join a software company for personal computers, and my dad asked what software was. My mother asked why would a person want a computer. I mean, they were both interesting points at the time.
I enjoyed that part.