Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Bill Gates cooks up plan to have UoC students switch to Vista.

Today Bill Gates came to speak on our campus. Access was restricted through a ticket lottery. Effectively, 99% of interested students and the rest of the world were left with the option of viewing a recording of the talk online.

Note the wmv file format. Also note that, when played on a mac (with or without Flip4Mac), it has no sound.

When I tried to download it for conversion, it gave me this:















My guess is it only plays on Vista, and this was all a scheme from Mr. Gates to get us to "up-grade" (get it?). Kind of like how the only way to get people to use MS Office 2007 is to force them, because, guess what - it's broken.

2 comments:

Fox said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Tojagal said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.