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Video: Steve Ballmer pitches Windows 1.0

How into the wayback machine and check out Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's Vintage 60-second pitch for Windows 1.0, complete with "hip" and "fresh" references to such timeless memes as Ferraris and <em>Miami Vice</em>.

How into the wayback machine and check out Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's Vintage 60-second pitch for Windows 1.0, complete with "hip" and "fresh" references to such timeless memes as Ferraris and Miami Vice. You know, between this and the MS-DOS 5.0 rap video, I'm beginning to give credence to those "Bill Gates sold his sold to Chthulu" explanations for Microsoft's stranglehold on the PC market.

Hat tip to my buddy Lizard for this...(ahem)...find.

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