Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Nov 2011 22:55 UTC
Microsoft "Steve Ballmer had a dilemma. He had two groups at Microsoft pursuing competing visions for tablet computers. One group, led by Xbox godfather J Allard, was pushing for a sleek, two-screen tablet called the Courier that users controlled with their finger or a pen. But it had a problem: it was running a modified version of Windows. That ran headlong into the vision of tablet computing laid out by Steven Sinofsky, the head of Microsoft's Windows division. Sinofsky was wary of any product - let alone one from inside Microsoft's walls - that threatened the foundation of Microsoft's flagship operating system. But Sinofsky's tablet-friendly version of Windows was more than two years away." I'm still mad at Microsoft for this one.
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RE[8]: They was right
by zima on Wed 2nd Nov 2011 15:30 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: They was right"
zima
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2005-07-06

You enjoy sparse selection of old games.

Overall, enjoyment being a very subjective thing, it gets easily influenced by what we desire to enjoy (hey, and it's fine, it's your time - I'm just saying, there's tons of good new stuff around, the old stuff is at best mostly just recollected - not played - for good reasons, it's IMHO insincere to forget that); our brains are very powerful, in a way, like that - and they are easily able to function differently if they "know" they should, it's an easy trick for them:
http://news-service.stanford.edu/pr/2008/pr-wine-011608.html
http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/research/mktg_shiv_pricing.shtml

Edited 2011-11-02 15:33 UTC

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