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Steve Ballmer is many things: Microsoft CEO, 43rd richest person on the planet, monkey dancing video star. Wikipedia says that he has "been known to be very passionate in expressing his enthusiasm." We have 10 reasons to suggest (tongue in cheek) he should be in a rubber room eating soft fruit...
10. Talking about technology stock valuations Ballmer is reported to have said that "There is such an overvaluation of technology stocks that it is absurd. I would include our stock in that category." Hardly a sane comment about your own company.
09. Responding to charges of Microsoft being a monopoly we have the double whammy of "We don`t have a monopoly. We have market share. There`s a difference." and "I don`t know what a monopoly is until somebody tells me."
08. Or how about talking about Apple and the iPod? Ballmer reckons that "We’ve had DRM in Windows for years. The most common format of music on an iPod is 'stolen'."