Walt’s column this week was all about the Gang of Five — Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook — and how they dominate the tech industry. We break it down this week on the podcast — and get into some deep comparison with Microsoft in the ‘90s, complete with old columns and some fiery classic Walt quotes.
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