I think that Bill (if he really made that statement) had a good point. I mean in the 20th century, our modern cars still have blind spots!
At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated: “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 miles to the gallon.”
In response to Bill’s comments, General Motors issued a press release stating (by Mr. Welch himself): If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be driving cars with the following characteristics:
1. For no reason whatsoever your car would crash twice a day.
2. Every time they repainted the lines on the road you would have to buy a new car.[read more here]
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Comment by tonyhughes, on 8-Feb-2007 21:43
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Comment by Gigs, on 9-Feb-2007 10:27
"Seek and you shall find" ;)
The jokes pretty old, based on a snipet of information but of course in the grand ol internet tradition - blown up until it's funny :)
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