review Much like Paul Allen's current publicity tour, his new book, "Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft," feels as though as Allen is yearning for credit he has yet to receive. He seems to want so much to be something more than "the other Microsoft founder."
Allen creates the construct early in the book, which hits bookstore shelves today. He was the guy who came up with the big breakthrough ideas, according to Allen's telling of the story. Gates' role in those early days was largely pushing Allen's thinking, refining … Read more