Posts Tagged ‘bill gates’

DOOM: Bill Gates introduces DirectX in 1995.

November 17th, 2010 No comments

Here’s something you wouldn’t see every day. Bill Gates introducing the world to DirectX in 1995.


Don’t interrupt him! My how things have changed.

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Windows 25 Years old

November 22nd, 2008 No comments

Completely forgot about a birthday, Windows turned 25 on the 10th of November.

On November 10th, 1983, Bill Gates first unveilled Microsoft Windows (v1.0) to the world at an unprecedented elaborate event at the Helmsley Palace Hotel (Wikipedia) in New York City. Windows 1.0 boasted a graphical user-interface to the MS-DOs world with menus, icons and multi-tasking. Not that I was around back then (I was born just under a year later) but here’s some screenies for your pleasure.

Windows 1.0 Boxshot

Windows 1.0 Boxshot

All for a cheap $99 and it even comes with Reversi. Steve Balmer, crazy back then, still a crazy guy today.

Belated Happy Birthday.

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New Microsoft Advertisment: Bill Gates feat Jerry Seinfeld – New Family

September 12th, 2008 No comments

The next addition to in the series for Microsoft staring Bill Gates & Jerry Seinfeld trying to look normal.

A shorter version is also available with part 1 and part 2 in WMV format. Compared to the first release which took the two gentlement to Shoe-Circus I think this new (longer) version is far better.

“I Love a condiment with Booze in it.” – Jerry

“Because as we discussed, you and I are a little out of it… you’re living in some kind of moon house hovering over seatle like the mothership… I got so many cars I get stuck in my own traffic.” – Jerry

“The fact that a design uses inheritance and polymorphisim doesnt make it a good design.” – Bill
“…Are there any monsters in the story?” – Little kid in bed
“Yes! but its ok, theres a firewall.” – Bill

“Power off… ok, power on.” – Jerry whilst Bill doing the Robot

Personally I quite like this one, and the fact that Mr Gates does the robot – I mean come on….

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Shoe Circus – Jerry Seinfeld + Bill Gates promotes… Vista?

September 5th, 2008 No comments

So the commercial thats been on the tip of every geek and Seinfeld fan is finally out. Jerry Seinfeld feat Bill Gates – Shoe Circus…

What the?

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