And to think that he was a nice lad, once
All together now, aaaaah! Wasn’t he cute before he began to lose his marbles?
I notice that Gates has been, er, clarifying his remarks about communism and digital rights management. If you can extract sense from his interview with Gizmodo, then you’re on track for a job in the section of the State Department charged with interpreting speeches made by senior Chinese politicians.
Update::Good Morning Silicon Valley has been running a competition for the best caption to go with this lovely picture. Entries so far include: “I made the screen blue … to match my eyes”; “Hi, I’m Bill. And this is my friend, Longhorn Reduced Media Version”; “A hot new amateur every day!”; “Thanks for the brownies, Steve”; “It’s not the Blue Screen of Death, it’s The Blue Screen of Desire”; and “… I’m waiting for your call. Dial 1-800-LONGHORN,” now.”
[Note for non-technical readers: ‘Longhorn’ is the Microsoft code name for the (delayed) next release of Windows.]