No such thing as bad PR.

For the first time in days Microsoft is not at the top of memeorandum. First they announced that Vista would be delayed. Then there was a report that 60% of Vista had to be rewritten. Then Robert Scoble noted that this was hogwash, and became a flashpoint for all kinds of positive and negative sentiment.

It’s been a few days and now Robert is begging people to insult him. Rick Segal thinks Robert should be fired. And the Head Lemur thinks that Robert needs an intervention.

I hope everyone has gotten this out of their system and we can all go back to business as usual. I’ve seen a lot of energy wasted on a piece of software. And a week of free PR for Microsoft.

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  1. “For the first time in days Microsoft is not at the top of memeorandum.”

    Finally, someone else has seen through the smoke and mirrors.

    I did point this out in Update 3 but no one seemed to notice.

    Whether intentional or not, Scoble should add this incident to his book. Perhaps under the title, How to kill one meme by creating another.

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