I’m excited to share with you another fun conversation with my good friend MBI (💎🐕). This marks his sixth appearance on the podcast, putting him in the lead ahead of David Senra with four (not that anyone’s counting!).
Our starting point is his Deep Dive on Microsoft, which I strongly recommend:
📄 Microsoft: The Quintessential Technology Company (sub. required)
It’s an excellent primer and even if you’ve been following Microsoft for a while, I bet you’ll learn a few things!
In the podcast, we dive deep into Microsoft and draw parallels with other Big Tech companies and their founders. Particularly between Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, but we also discuss Google, Meta, Amazon, and Apple.
We also talk about the company’s history of spectacular profitable growth, the Gates era, the Ballmer era, and the ongoing Nadella era. We also look at how Microsoft is positioned in the cloud market against Amazon's AWS and Google’s GCP. ☁️☁️☁️
🎧 Listen on Spotify
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🎧 Listen on Apple Podcasts
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📺 Watch on Youtube
🗄 More podcasts with MBI 🕵️♂️
🎧 Going Deep on Cloudflare and Datadog with Mostly Borrowed Ideas (MBI)
🎧 Going deep on Payments with Mostly Borrowed Ideas (MBI): Adyen, PayPal, Stripe, Square, Amazon, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Visa, Mastercard!
🎧 'Severance' Season 1: Going Deep with Mostly Borrowed Ideas (MBI)
🎧 Going deep on Constellation Software with Mostly Borrowed Ideas (MBI)
🗄 More from the Archives 💡
🎧 Jim O'Shaughnessy: Origin Story, Career in Finance, Groundbreaking Books, and Future with OSV 👶 🕵️♂️ 🏦 ✍️📚 🚀
🎧 The Last of Us: Going Deep on HBO's Amazing Show with Matt Reustle and Tinkered Thinking 🍄
🎧 David Senra and Jimmy Soni: 'The Founders' Book Club on the PayPal Mafia 📖
🎧 David Senra on Deadwood (also: founders, entrepreneurs, civilization, Henry Singleton, Walt Disney, David Ogilvy, etc)
🎧 Interview with David Kim a.k.a. Scuttleblurb (2023 Edition: Exploration as a Service)
🎧 Going Deep on the Energy Crisis and Nuclear Power with Mark Nelson (Part 1 of 2) 🔌⚡️💡
🎧 Podcast #6: Jimmy Soni on the PayPal Mafia (Musk, Thiel, Levchin, etc), startups, tech, the research process, and much more
🎧 Cedric Chin: What Operators can Teach Investors, the Study of Expertise, Knowledge Shields, and More (Podcast #10)
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