Paul Graham has written a provocative essay on the end of Microsoft. He claims that Microsoft has been killed by four upstarts – Google, Ajax, Broadband and Apple. Nothing is permanent in technology. The same upstarts may be overshadowed by others. While Paul Graham has a wealth of experience in the field of technology (he proposed the idea of Bayesian Spam Filters), and though Microsoft has lost its mantle of a savage conqueror, it’s still too early to write an obituary. Read the essay and make up your mind.Link to the essay.