John Gage, the man who coined the phrase "the network is the computer," has left Sun Microsystems to become a venture capitalist.
Gage, Sun's fifth employee and its former chief researcher, will join the venerable firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to help grow its investments in clean technology.
Gage, which left Sun on June 1, said to the San Francisco Chronicle: "Everything we built at Sun sucks power. We've got to make a difference in where power comes from and how it's used."
Gage's departure follows a grim fiscal third quarter … Read more