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Phillip Kerman
2005-01-07, 09:00
> On the topic of "idiot-proof", anyone see Bill Gates'
> performance at CES
> the other day? The big keynote speech around Windows Media Center
> featured a locked-up system that wouldn't respond to Gates' remote
> ("must be the wrong remote," said Bill) and a BSOD during a game
> preview. I wonder if the mass market can get that stuff to work when
> the drones at MS can't do it on the big stage.

I don't know... In the last few years I've seen more BSOD during keynotes
than any other time. I really think it's a publicity stunt. Happens every
time almost--gets lots of airplay. What's the quote..? Any publicity is
good publicity.