I’ve never been impressed by middle-ground or art-of-the-possible stuff. Why would people bother with politics if that’s all they wanted to do? If you weren’t trying to see if you could expand the art of the possible, break the limits of the feasible, redefine it, expand it—why would you bother? Who wants to be just a manager?
Even his drinking, though still heavy, has been rationalised. If he is an alcoholic, he is a controlled, high-functioning one. He makes a display of comparing the prettiness of his youth with ‘the mammal you now see before you.’
These 45 names are totally confusing. These names make stuff like: C:Documents and SettingsbillgMy DocumentsMy Pictures seem clear.
Less than helpful: It seems totally reasonable to ask a user to tweak their registry so they can use their e-mail software. Those guys in Redmond definitely have quality in their DNA.