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Steven Sinofsky lived Microsoft history. Now he’s writing it

5 May 2020

The man who led the Office and Windows teams on what he’s learned working on a book about his time at Microsoft, and why it may be awhile before you read it.

On the 20th anniversary of the unleashing of the ILOVEYOU virus—which infected millions of PCs worldwide and reportedly cost companies billions of dollars as they cleaned up the damage—Fast Company is publishing Steven Sinofsky’s insider account of how Microsoft dealt with the virus as well as two predecessors, WM/Concept.A and Melissa. The piece is an excerpt from his memoir Hardcore Software: Inside the Rise and Fall of the PC Revolution, which is currently a work in progress.


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