Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer created the kind of love-hate relationship that tech users can't resist. These tech bigwigs can bring it like Ballmer.
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Sometimes it's just fun to keep the good times rolling. Nadella seems smart, engaged, and a little more even-keeled than Ballmer was, so we might find it difficult to work up a lot of angst for him. But if Windows 8 continues to flounder and Xbox One continues to come in second, the boo birds will come out. And everyone loves to play armchair CEO.
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