RE: Old skool FoRK

John Regehr (
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 10:31:02 -0700

> I stand corrected, regardless as far as I know the AR-15
> doesn't fire the 7.62.

The AR-15 and family fire 5.56mm rounds.

> Also, just in passing, is NATO weaponry and munitions
> required knowledge at
> Microsoft? For those that don't assimilate?

The firearm knowledge is a bonus. At least, I don't remember mentioning it
while interviewing. Anyway, I'm just here for the summer (in the office
next to Adam's as it so happens) and I think they've given up on
assimilating me.

In another branch of this thread the increasing power of corporations came
up. This is the subject of Richard Powers's latest book, _Gain_, which I
recently finished and highly recommend. Powers is one of the best writers
out there. More info at