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Fanboys Never Die

2013-05-15 02:28:34.031349+00 by petronius 1 comments

The Guardian has a rather average interview with Bill Gates, where he talks about his philanthropies and his relationship with Steve Jobs. What is interesting is the comments section, where the OS wars are still as hot as they were in 1999. One extremely long one considers Gates' attempts at curing malaria to be false, since he really should have been fixing Windows. Its rather amazing that these folks still talk about Bill in the same way they talk about Andrew Carnagie or John D. Rockefeller as complete predators, when Bill never had a striker shot, never evicted a widow from the company shack, or bribed a senator with watered stock. But I guess offending the fanboys is crime enough.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-05-15 03:23:50.093236+00 by: Dan Lyke

If newspaper's internet comment sections have shown us nothing else, they've shown us that humanity has depths better not plumbed...

And hyperbole... well... is not just the best word ever.