Surely there is no company in the history of our species that evokes as much love and hate as Microsoft. I love a lot about Microsoft; the technology, the platforms, many of my Microsoft counterparts and the open community culture of the new Microsoft “2.0”. Still, there’s much to dislike. For example, this latest “I’m a PC” video of Steve Ballmer:
No sweaty armpits this time for the Microsoft CEO!
Microsoft’s new strap line for their $300 million marketing campaign is, “Life without Walls”. Which makes me wonder; in a life without walls, who needs Windows?
Who needs Windows?
Clearly this student from a Hungarian University doesn’t want Windows. Perhaps he lives in a greenhouse and doesn’t need windows. In any case, isn’t there a saying about throwing eggs in glass houses?
Don’t let Steve Ballmer see that Apple MacBook!
Until next time!
Throwing eggs at an egg head? 😉
Seriously though, rather a lame protest. I despise this kind of behaviour.
I agree that the protest was a bit out of order with the egg throwing; but without the eggs this would have been a very good way for the student to make known his views on the alleged Microsoft monopoly of Hungary’s tech industry.
If he spoke in clearer English this should help too. I think he’s asking for Hungarian public money to be returned.
Microsoft also neglected to realize that Apple did a “Get a Mac” ad where it clearly declares that all Macs are also PC. Unfortunately for them, someone else has: