Category Archives: the ‘softies

Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

Shakespeare’s play gets the Microsoft treatment.

Yikes, I dunno what do Shakespeare and Windows 8.1 have in common? – ed

ACT I SCENE I

Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Wash.
Enter Hamlet, followed by Ghost.
Ghost: O hi Hamlet.
Hamlet: Yes?
Ghost: Damn it, Hamlet!
(Exit Ghost.)
Hamlet: Aw, crap.
(Exit Hamlet.)

Have a nice day, Bill Gates (microsoft/tech/computers)

Once upon a time, there was a Redmondian who worked at Microsoft. His name was Bill Gates. One day, the late Steve Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) works in Cupertino. He decided to destroy every computer in every office and in every home.  Obviously, I dunno what happens in ’95.  This Jacksonville native goes in spaaaace. Windows ’95 gets the “Start” button (8.1: goes to the Start screen) and taskbar (present in every Windows version). The Oklahoma City bombings. DVDs. Toy Story. eBay. Galileo goes to Jupiter.  And Mir greets Atlantis.