> ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) -- A man was coaxed out of his home by police
> after he pulled a gun and shot his personal computer, apparently in
> "We don't know if it wouldn't boot up or what," Sgt. Keith Moon said
> The computer, in a home office on the second floor of the townhouse,
> had four bullet holes in the hard drive and one in the monitor.
> One bullet struck a filing cabinet, while another made it through a
> wall and into a neighboring unit. No one was hurt.
> Police evacuated the complex, contacted the 43-year-old man by telephone and
> got him to come out. He was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation.
It would be a lesson in the obvious to speculate on the OS being used on
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining
armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological
chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling
second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place.
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