Emily Chang, the hardest working television host in technology business is back from her maternity leave. The new mom who hosts the Bloomberg West Show invited me to come and talk about Microsoft’s challenges and my love of Instagram, which remains undiminished despite the recent controversy over its terms of services. It was a fun chat. The key point I made: Steve Jobs might have had a reality distortion field, but Microsoft is living in a distorted reality and it needs to figure its future out – fast.
Om Malik is the founder of Gigaom. He is a venture partner at True Ventures. Om is the author of Broadbandits: Inside the $750 Billion Telecom Heist. He has been blogging for over a decade and in the past held various staff writing positions at Forbes.com, Red Herring and Business 2.0. He also has contributed to the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. He is the founder of Desiparty.com. His full bio is here.