Bill Gates: Teen Heart-throb!

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Mon Jan 17 23:55:41 2005

>>> What's next, Bill Gates jokes? My favorite is a one-liner:
>>> "If Bill Gates had a nickel for every time Windows crashed...
>>> Oh wait! He does!"
>> No, even Bill isn't that rich. In fact, I don't think there's that
>> much money in the world.
> One nickel per crash, one crash per day, for each of hundred million
> machines, for a year, is a little over 1.8 gigabux. How rich is
> Billy-boy? How many Windows boxen are there? (I don't know the answer
> to either.)

More than 50e9, and well over 1e8.

I've never used Windows for a full day with only one crash.
Received on Mon Jan 17 2005 - 23:55:41 GMT

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