Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Feb 2007 22:01 UTC
In the News Apple chief executive Steve Jobs and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates have committed to a rare joint appearance at the fifth anniversary of the The Wall Street Journal's 'D: All Things Digital' conference later this year. The two men, both seminal figures in the development of the personal computer, will jointly discuss the history and future of the digital revolution in an unrehearsed, unscripted, onstage conversation on May 30 with D co-producers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.
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RE[2]: Too funny...
by Decius on Wed 21st Feb 2007 00:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Too funny..."
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(Voice-over guy starts...)This Tuesday to Thursday prepare to be amazed and electrified by a never-before seen battle ROYALE EXTREEEEME!!!!! Richard "St. Gnucius" Stallmann & Linus "GNOME Crusher" Torvalds take on Bill "MoneyBags" Gates and Steve "Drink the Kool-Aid" Jobs in a winner takes all CAGE-MATCH! Who will walk away? You've wanted it for years...the personification of ALL flamewars has finally found expression in flesh and BLOOD! ONLY at the Wall Street RUMBLE, May 29-31!(End voice-over)

Seriously, having Gates and Jobs on stage together in an unscripted forum does have potential. I would be very interested in any follow-ups to this story.

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