The secret Me connection

One of history's strange little coincidences: On Sept. 14, 2000, Microsoft released Windows Me, probably their worst operating system ever. On Sept. 15, 1997, Larry Page and Sergei Brin registered the domain name. Did What is it about the Ides of September?

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...